O'Toole: DHS Unlikely to Buy ASPs; Proposed House Cuts Crippling
- DHS Expects To Screen 98 Percent of Sea Cargo For Radiation By FY '07 End. Biesecker, Calvin // Defense Daily;3/2/2006, Vol. 229 Issue 41, p2
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to deploy enough Radiation Portal Monitors (RPM) at the nation's seaports to screen incoming containerized sea cargo for radiological threats. DHS through its Domestic Nuclear Detection Office expects to select two...
- Los Angeles Port to Get Radiation Screeners. // Traffic World;6/20/2005, Vol. 269 Issue 25, p31
Reports on the statement by the United States Homeland Security Department that the installation of radiation port monitoring systems at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California will be complete by the end of 2005.
- O'Toole: DHS S&T to Put Resources Behind Fewer Projects to Help Transition To Fielding. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;1/5/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p4
The article focuses on the suggestion of Tara O'Toole, under secretary for Science and Technology (S&T) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), that the agency needs to better focus its resources on smaller number of S&T projects given the limited budget to help agencies move...
- It's Official, DHS Ending ASP Program. Biesecker, Calvin // Defense Daily;7/26/2011, Vol. 251 Issue 18, p5
The article reports on Tara O'Toole, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) science official, who stated the possible end to the Advanced Spectroscopic Portal (ASP) program. It states the program was designed to detect radiological materials by scanning containers and vehicles at ports...
- New DHS S&T Chief Wants More Consistency In Joint Development Process. Biesecker, Calvin // Defense Daily;3/4/2010, Vol. 245 Issue 41, p6
The article reports on the remarks of Tara O'Toole, under secretary for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Science and Technology branch (S&T). She told the U.S. Congress that the Integrated Product Teams (IPT) created by S&T to better align the technology development needs of the...
- House Budget Means Halting R&D. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;7/20/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 15, p3
The article reports on U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under secretary for Science and Technology Tara O'Toole's reactions concerning the House version of the fiscal year 2012 Appropriations Bill which would cut more than 60 percent of the budget request of DHS.
- DHS S&T To Put Resources Behind Fewer Projects To Help Transition To Fielding, O'Toole Says. Biesecker, Calvin // Defense Daily;12/15/2010, Vol. 248 Issue 50, p10
The article focuses on the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) branch. According to Tara O'Toole, under secretary for S&T, the agency needs to focus its resources on a smaller number of projects so that it can help agencies move prototypes into testing and...
- PORT SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM: Risk Model, Grant Management, and Effectiveness Measures Could Be Strengthened. Caldwell, Stephen L. // GAO Reports;12/19/2011, Special section p1
The article presents a study which examines the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Port Security Grant Program (PSGP). The study investigates the allocation of PSGP funds, some issues emerging from the administration of the said grant program and the effectiveness of the program. It...
- Security Zone; Portland Rose Festival on Willamette River. Jones, B. C. // Federal Register;5/21/2014, Vol. 79 Issue 98, p29102
A summary is presented of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Coast Guard's notice of enforcement of regulation dated April 29, 2014 and entitled "Security Zone; Portland Rose Festival on Willamette River."