Port Leaders at Legislative Summit Want Permitting Reform

Transport Topics | Dan Ronan

As U.S. ports spend more than $20 billion in federal and state money to upgrade their facilities to make them competitive with operations in Europe and Asia, port leaders say the permitting and government review process to get projects approved needs to be improved.

Those were some of the conclusions of five panelists at the annual American Association of Port Authorities Legislative Summit on March 20.

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