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Utah Inland Port Authority approves controversial project on sensitive wetlands on the Great Salt Lake

May 21, 2024
https://www.sltrib.com/news/environment/2024/05/21/utah-inland-port-authority/

Utah Inland Port Authority approves new site near the Great Salt Lake

May 21, 2024
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Port Authority Announces the Adoption of the West Weber Project Area Plan

May 20, 2024
The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA), in collaboration with Weber County, announced the official adoption of the West Weber Project Area Plan. This development marks a major step forward in sustainable industrial development and economic enhancement for Northern Utah.

Weber County inland port proponents defend effort, point to job creation and wetlands plans

May 17, 2024
https://www.ksl.com/article/51016041/weber-county-inland-port-proponents-defend-effort-point-to-job-creation-and-wetlands-plans

Great Salt Lake wetlands endangered by inland port project, environmentalists say

April 30, 2024
https://www.sltrib.com/news/environment/2024/04/30/great-salt-lake-wetlands/

Weber County inland port project foes press for more study as decision date nears

April 30, 2024
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BUILDING OPPORTUNITIES-Iron Springs Inland Port Project

April 30, 2024
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Savage Tooele Railroad Line in Utah wins Surface Transportation Board approval

April 08, 2024
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has granted Savage Tooele Railroad Company (STR) the authority to build and operate approximately 11 miles of rail line in Tooele County, Utah, including the rehabilitation of existing track.

A 10-year forecast of Utah’s commercial real estate industry

April 08, 2024
According to a 2022 report by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, Utah’s population is slated to increase from 3.4 million in 2024 to almost 5.5 million by 2060. In the face of this population growth, innovative developments like The Point, Mountain View Village and the state’s eight proposed inland port project areas are top-of-mind.

French pastry company looks to northern Utah after environmental opposition at home

April 08, 2024
A French pastry company is in the process of evaluating whether it will commit hundreds of millions to building a new manufacturing plant in Box Elder County after a stalled project at home forced the company to look to expand elsewhere.

Weber County inland port project details under review; foes redoubling efforts to slow plans

March 19, 2024
https://www.ksl.com/article/50953883/weber-county-inland-port-project-details-under-review-foes-redoubling-efforts-to-slow-plans

Utah Port Authority Invites Community to Shape the Future of Logistics Through Open Houses

March 12, 2024
We are hosting two open houses aimed at directly engaging the Utah community in shaping the future of the state’s logistics infrastructure.