U.S. ports received $235 million in security grants through the Department of Homeland Security’s annual program, a $15 million drop from the year before, the agency announced Wednesday.
The program has become one of the mainstays of supply chain security since it began in 2002. Sixty percent of the grant funds were allocated to seven large seaport areas that are considered the most vulnerable to attack, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which administers all DHS grant programs.
More than 100 smaller ocean, inland water and Great Lakes ports divided the balance of the money.
The list include the following:
New York-New Jersey, $30,195,052.
Los Angeles-Long Beach $24,538,191.
New Orleans, $17,116,755.
San Francisco Bay, $16,989,439.
Seattle-Tacoma-Puget Sound, $15,154,410.
Delaware Bay, $11,986,983.
Tampa Bay, $2,576,493.
Corpus Christi, $2,113,034.
Port Everglades, $1,241,746.
Port Canaveral, $1,000,063.
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