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Why are the famed Bonneville Salt Flats shrinking?

On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., University of Utah geologist Brenda Bowen, Dennis Sullivan of the Utah Salt Flats Racing Association and Tribune reporter Emma Penrod join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to answer the question as well as describe the impacts of a disappearing natural wonder.

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