Ridge: U.S. Ports Meeting New Security Rules Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge says the nation's ports are ahead of schedule in complying with new, post-Sept. 11 security requirements. But the task of ensuring the safety of the 9 million shipping containers that enter U.S. ports each year remains daunting. NPR's Ina Jaffe reports.
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Ridge: U.S. Ports Meeting New Security Rules

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Ridge: U.S. Ports Meeting New Security Rules

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Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge says the nation's ports are ahead of schedule in complying with new, post-Sept. 11 security requirements. But the task of ensuring the safety of the 9 million shipping containers that enter U.S. ports each year remains daunting. NPR's Ina Jaffe reports.