President Honors Port Authority Heroes & Outlines New Security Measures [June 24, 2002] [open pdf - 36KB]
These are remarks by the President on Homeland Secutiy at Port Elizabeth in New Jersey. In addition to honoring Port Authority heroes, Bush gives examples of new security measures to identify and respond quicker to maritime border threats. Such security measures include the Customs Service improving its knowledge of Container shipments, the Port Authority of New York and Jersey putting together a closed-circuit TV security system, and the Coast Guard's Deep Water Project to replace aging ships and aircraft. Bush also stresses the importance of the federal government to reorganize and place people and agencies involved with homeland security under one authority.
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