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Opinion

Congested ports, crippling the supply chain, need a fix now

Freighters dock off the Southern California coast on a smoggy day. (Photo: Matt Gush, via Shutterstock) Freighters dock off the Southern California coast on a smoggy day. (Photo: Matt Gush, via Shutterstock)

OPINION: California farmers lost an estimated $2.1 billion in export sales between May and September last year due to port congestions, according to a study by UC Davis. Farmers across the state are experiencing fallout from congestion at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, threatening the state’s economic viability.

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