08.24.11

Subcommittee Field Hearing: Preventing an Economic Shock Wave: Securing the Port of Houston from a Terrorist Attack

August 24, 2011 2:00 PM | 111 East Loop North, Houston, Texas

On Wednesday, August 24, 2011 the Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Management will hold a field hearing entitled “Preventing an Economic Shock Wave: Securing the Port of Houston from a Terrorist Attack.” The Committee will meet at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT) on the 4th floor of the Port of Houston Authority located at 111 East Loop North, Houston, Texas, 77029.

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Witnesses

Mr. Stephen Caldwell
Director
Maritime and Coast Guard Issues
Homeland Security and Justice Team
Government Accountability Office
[text of full testimony]

CAPT Bill Diehl (USCG, Ret.)
President
Greater Houston Port Bureau, Inc.
[text of full testimony]
[truth in testimony]

Mr. James T. Edmonds
Chairman
The Port of Houston Authority
[text of full testimony]

Sheriff Adrian Garcia
Harris County, Texas
[text of full testimony]

Captain James H. Whitehead III
Sector Commander
Sector Houston-Galveston
U.S. Coast Guard
[text of full testimony]