TITLE

Detourson the hazmat highway

AUTHOR(S)
Lerner, Ivan
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;11/19/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 19, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the U.S. The TSA calls its TWIC program, proposed in 2006, a vital security measure. TWICs are proposed for all workers connected with ports or maritime duties. The TSA began its TWIC program at the Port of Wilmington, Delaware, on October 16, 2007.
ACCESSION #
27642531

 

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