Homeland security and the marine industry

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In light of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, the Coast Guard Auxiliary is emphasizing the importance of the America’s Waterway Watch program.

Everyone who spends time on or near the water, for business or recreation, can do their part by reporting suspicious activities to the Coast Guard or other law enforcement officials, such as unusual surveillance of vessel or waterside facility operations, unattended boats near bridges, unusual diving activities, and unauthorized vessels operating in restricted areas.

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