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Port Security

The Port of Tampa is a huge, sprawling complex with a constant flow of people and cargo. It is close to downtown Tampa, MacDill Air Force Base and the Crystal River nuclear power plant. The Port is also the site for huge amounts of hazardous materials and petrochemicals. But how safe is it?

Program Schedule

Tuesday at 6:30 PM | Sunday at 7:30 AM on WUSF 89.7

Monday at 10:00 PM on WSMR 89.1

Radio Guests

Richard Wainio - Director, Tampa Port Authority
David Bird - Commander, U.S. Coast Guard
Mark Dubina - Special Agent, Florida Dept. of Law Enforcement
Capt. John Timmel - harbor pilot

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