May 21 2007

Graham Announces $4.3 Million in Port Security Grants for South Carolina

WASHINGTON-  U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced South Carolina will receive more than $4.3 million in Infrastructure Protection Program grants.  All of the awards in South Carolina were in the area of port security.

The South Carolina State Ports Authority will receive $3,720,464; the City of Charleston will receive $456,000; and the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office will receive $75,000.

The Beaufort County Council Emergency Management Division will receive $55,785.

The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.