TITLE

Coalition Lobbies Against 'Unrealistic' Port Screening

AUTHOR(S)
Ellis, Kristi
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;9/8/2006, Vol. 192 Issue 51, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Supply Chain Security Coalition's call for the passage of a strong port security bill in the U.S. as of September 8, 2006. The coalition said in a letter that screening of all cargo is unrealistic and could potentially decrease security. The substance of the Senate bill was not disclosed, but it could mirror legislation approved by a Senate panel in May for a pilot program at three foreign ports to test and establish a 100 percent-integrated screening system within one year.
ACCESSION #
22355200

 

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