ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Alaska ports will receive upgraded security measures thanks to a $1.3 million federal grant.
U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, said the grants will help pay for increased security at Alaska's most critical ports.
The Port of Anchorage will receive nearly $404,000 to install cameras and motion sensors and $54,000 for fencing.
The Port of Ketchikan will receive nearly $123,000 for security barriers to limit pedestrian and vehicle access.
The Port of Valdez will receive $764,000 for remote thermal imaging of tanker shipping lanes.
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