The Ports of Seattle and Tacoma have received a combined $4.12 million award in port security grants through
the Urban Area Security Initiative
of the Office for Domestic Preparedness (ODP).
In separate funding announced Thursday, June 12, the two ports received a combined $18.63 million for Operation Safe Commerce (OSC) and through the Transportation Security Administration's Port Security Grant Program
. The $4.12 million ODP award boosts recent port facilities and cargo security grants for the two ports to $22.75 million.