477Mar 26, 2012
Transportation Security Administration Oversight
Witnesses testified on the Transportation Security Administration’s use of body scanners at airports and other programs designed to make air transportation safe and secure.
163Feb 7, 2012
Maritime Security and Trade Issues
Witnesses testified about the Obama administration’s new National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security, released on January 25. Topics included the administration’s use of a ...
232Jul 20, 2011
Lessons from BP's Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
Witnesses testified about the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the status of ongoing environmental damage assessment. They also examined ways to improve the oil spill response process and ...
413Mar 22, 2011
U.S. Coast Guard Role in National Security
Paul Zukunft talked about the U.S. Coast Guard and Department of Homeland Security’s plans to work together to limit terrorist and other threats on U.S. maritime ports, shores, and ...
460Mar 8, 2011
International Piracy Threats and Tactics
Piracy experts from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, and Royal Canadian Navy talked about recent international piracy incidents and how civil unrest and poverty are contributing to the rise in ...
158Jul 28, 2010
Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
Thad Allen and Admiral Paul Zukunft spoke to reporters and outlined steps to be taken over the next few weeks aimed at permanently plugging the oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. They also reacted ...