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Port Security a Major Concern on Gulf Coast

Fighting for resources, ports attempt to achieve compliance with Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002. Since Sept. 11, 2001, ports have been given $565 million to beef up security, but where that money goes and what it goes for has been subject for debate. Ports are still trying to achieve compliance with the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002’s new standards for waterside surveillance, cargo screening, personnel improvements and regional planning. Meanwhile, lawmakers, ports and the Department of Homeland Security are debating whether there is enough funding to cover every shoreline and how best to determine the danger to each individual port. Full Story

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