Conversation on Jasper port turns away from construction to possible benefit

Incredible: a half decade ago Jasper officials had a check virtually in hand from a private developer to build a port and today state officials are left weighing the potential business benefit to see if its worth pursuing a scaled down niche market port.

The Island Packet has a short report about the political toss up over pursuing a port that focuses on "barge traffic, smaller shippers and refrigerated foods;" read it here.

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