• ITVI.USA
    15,909.400
    -330.930
    -2%
  • OTLT.USA
    2.776
    0.014
    0.5%
  • OTRI.USA
    21.610
    -0.170
    -0.8%
  • OTVI.USA
    15,915.300
    -318.010
    -2%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    3.520
    0.380
    12.1%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    2.960
    -0.660
    -18.2%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.610
    0.250
    18.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    3.340
    -0.130
    -3.7%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    2.100
    -0.250
    -10.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    3.860
    -0.220
    -5.4%
  • WAIT.USA
    126.000
    -2.000
    -1.6%
  • ITVI.USA
    15,909.400
    -330.930
    -2%
  • OTLT.USA
    2.776
    0.014
    0.5%
  • OTRI.USA
    21.610
    -0.170
    -0.8%
  • OTVI.USA
    15,915.300
    -318.010
    -2%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    3.520
    0.380
    12.1%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    2.960
    -0.660
    -18.2%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.610
    0.250
    18.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    3.340
    -0.130
    -3.7%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    2.100
    -0.250
    -10.6%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    3.860
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    -5.4%
  • WAIT.USA
    126.000
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TSA PORT GRANTS TOTAL $13.5 MILLION FOR TWO STATES

TSA PORT GRANTS TOTAL $13.5 MILLION FOR TWO STATES

   The Transportation Security Administration has awarded security-related grants of $8.5 million for nine ports and associated parties in Texas, and $5 million for four ports in Louisiana.

   The money will be used for risk assessments, command facilities, and other projects, the TSA said in a statement.

   The Port of Houston received $1.5 million for a new command facility modeled after the Johnson Space Center, plus $300,000 for risk assessment.

   Other recipients in Texas, ranked by the amounts received, were the Port of Corpus Christi, $2.3 million; the Port of Texas City, $1.7 million; the Port of Galveston, $1.6 million; the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, $560,000; BASF Corp., New Orleans, Freeport, $220,000; LCB Houston LP, Houston, $142,000; Brazos River Harbor Navigation District, Freeport, $85,000, and Dynegy Midstream Services, Inc., Houston, $60,000.

   In Louisiana, the TSA awarded $3.7 million to the Port of New Orleans for augmented fencing and improved electronic access control. Other awards were: Port of South Louisiana, $624,000; Port of Lake Charles, $200,000 for risk assessments; CITGO Petroleum Corp., also at the Port of Lake Charles, $201,757 for a security boat, boat ramps, and a boat house; BASF Corp., Baton Rouge, $178,000 for lighting and fencing; and LBC Baton Rouge, $80,000 for monitoring equipment.

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