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June 2020

Comment Period on the Port’s “Strategic Business Plan”

June 17 - June 22

The public comment period is open for the Inland Port Strategic Business Plan. Let the UIPA know they should reject this plan as it has no specifics and will only lead to worse air quality, more traffic and wetland destruction. Please comment and make your voice heard before June 22nd. Click here to comment. (You have to scroll to the bottom of the page to find the text box to leave a comment.) To stay up to date on what…

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Livestream Response to the Port’s “Business Plan”

June 17 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join the Stop the Polluting Port Coalition at 3 PM for a live Facebook response to the Utah Inland Port Authority's (UIPA) troubled Strategic Business Plan. Leaders from our issue teams (Air Quality, Satellite Ports, Wetlands and Community Impacts) will give their response to the Utah Inland Port Authority's business plan. This presentation will be a Livestream on the Stop The Polluting Port Facebook page: ttps://www.facebook.com/StopthePollutingPort/. Here's a link to the event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2582110348706528 The presentation will also be recorded so…

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Online Stop the Polluting Port Campaign Meeting

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Organizing meeting hosted by the Stop the Polluting Port Coalition. This is our regular weekly meeting during the COVID-19 crisis. We will share information, strategize and plan actions we can take to ensure a healthy future for Utah. Register for online meeting here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUvdOmtpjMuGdx1aL0tlEpm7PgYunT6ioyO  See Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/884398615386722/

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Utah Inland Port Authority Board Meeting

June 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Please attend the virtual Utah Inland Port Authority Board meeting on June 22 at 4 p.m. and tell them you oppose the port. Click here to register for the meeting. Our state legislature continues to push for a polluting port which will negatively impact that ecosystem, while benefiting a few private developers with public subsidies. The Port Authority’s own business plan acknowledges the environmental harm that will be caused by the proposed port, yet offers nothing concrete to address these…

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July 2020

Stop the Polluting Port Organizing Meeting

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Our campaign to Stop the Polluting Port is developing new approaches to stop the harm from the proposed port. Even in the face of a pandemic, Utahns are joining together to work to protect the environmental health of our communities. Our goal is to prevent the development of the Utah Inland Port because of the major environmental and health consequences it would have on communities within Utah. Join us for our next campaign Zoom call as we plan our next…

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Virtual Stop the Polluting Port Organizing Meeting

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Stop the Polluting Port is having our weekly meeting to strategist. Our goal is to stop the harm that would inevitably be done by the Utah Inland Port. One example is Great Salt Lake - a migratory bird habitat of global importance serving over 10 million birds a year representing over 300 species. This unique ecosystem is in danger because of the proposed Utah Inland Port which plans development of 152 million square feet of new polluting, habitat destroying…

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August 2020

Press Conference on Rio Tinto & the Inland Port

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Facebook Live Stream

UPHE and the Stop the Polluting Port Coalition will be holding a virtual press conference discussing Rio Tinto’s Utah Inland Port connection. It will be streamed live on our Facebook page this Wednesday at 10:00 am. The Coalition is pressuring Rio Tinto to do the right thing and turn the land they own within the port boundary into conservation land. Please join us and share on your social media.

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September 2020

Utah Inland Port Board Meeting.

September 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

At this meeting, the Utah Inland Port Authority will discuss their plans to subsidize polluting, fossil fuel exporting 'satellite ports' throughout Utah. This is ridiculous considering the devastating consequences of climate change, with wildfires spreading on an unprecedented scale throughout the West. Say NO To Taxpayer Subsidized Coal Ports Please attend the Port's virtual meeting to tell them you don’t support using public money to subsidize developments that will contribute to local pollution and global climate change. Click here to…

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Online Job Fair & Single Mothers Seminar

September 25 @ 10:00 am - September 26 @ 5:00 pm

We our a proud sponsor of the People Helping People Online Job Fair & Single Mothers Seminar> This event provides an opportunity for single mothers and low-income women to: • meet local and national employers, • receive valuable employment tips, • discover exciting new employment options, • learn about valuable community resources! Register at: www.phputah.org

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