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  The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey - Port Authority Police   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Port Authority Police are also responsible for fire fighting and crash emergency rescue at the three airports and for all other aircraft emergency incidents.
Port Authority Police Academy recruits typically receive 20 weeks of intensive training in New York and New Jersey law, behavioral sciences, public relations, police practices and procedures, laws of arrest, court procedures and testimony.
At the Port Authority Bus Terminal, Port Authority police are responsible for the general security of the facility, including locating lost children, aiding everyday commuters, and providing crisis intervention counseling when dealing with runaways, throwaways or missing persons.
www.panynj.gov /AboutthePortAuthority/PortAuthorityPolice   (1599 words)

  
  Port Authority of New York and New Jersey information - Search.com
Originally the port facilities were in New York and Brooklyn, but now virtually all of the docks and wharves are in Newark and Elizabeth.
Other facilities managed by the Port Authority include the Lincoln Tunnel, the Holland Tunnel, and the George Washington Bridge, which all connect Manhattan and northern New Jersey; the Goethals Bridge and the Outerbridge Crossing (previously the Arthur Kill Bridges and currently the Staten Island Bridges); and the Bayonne Bridge.
The Port Authority is jointly headed by the governors of New York and New Jersey.
www.search.com /reference/Port_Authority_of_New_York_and_New_Jersey   (655 words)

  
  Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In 1917 the governors of New York and New Jersey appointed a bistate commission to study the problem of coordinating port and harbor development for the two states as a whole in an attempt to resolve the many disputes between the states concerning such matters as boundaries, marine police jurisdiction, and freight rates.
Out of this group’s recommendations grew the idea for the authority, and in 1921 a compact was signed (the Port Compact) that defined a single Port District and provided for its administration by a Port Authority that was to coordinate terminal, transportation, and other facilities of commerce.
Originally called the Port of New York Authority, the name was changed in 1972 to reflect the joint administration of the port.
www.bartleby.com /65/po/PortAuth.html   (428 words)

  
 Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is a bi-state agency (operated pursuant to an interstate compact) that runs most of the regional transportation infrastructure including the bridges, tunnels, airports and seaports within the New York-New Jersey Port District.
Established on April 30, 1921 as the Port of New York Authority, the name of the agency and its form of operation were changed to their present form in 1972.
Airports operated by the Port Authority include John F. Kennedy International Airport and Fiorello LaGuardia Airport both of which are located in the Borough of Queens in New York City, Newark Liberty International located jointly in the cities of Newark, New Jersey and Elizabeth, New Jersey and Teterboro Airport in Teterboro, New Jersey.
en.mcfly.org /Port_Authority_of_New_York_and_New_Jersey   (348 words)

  
 Parham Additional Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
He was appointed to the Port Authority Police in November, 1998 and at the time of his death was assigned to the Police Academy.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The bodies of six Port Authority police officers were found early on Saturday in the World Trade Center ruins near the remains of a woman they apparently were trying to rescue, the Port Authority said on Monday.
The six officers were Capt. Kathy Mazza of South Farmingdale, New York; Lt. Robert Cirri of Nutley, New Jersey; Chief James Romito of Westwood, New Jersey; and officers James Parham of Jackson Heights, Queens, Stephen Huczko of Hampton, New Jersey, and Paul Laszczynski of Paramus, New Jersey.
www.portauthoritypolicememorial.org /parham_additional_information.htm   (274 words)

  
 reportonbusiness.com: globeinvestor.com - Fitch Rates Port Authority of New York & New Jersey $450MM 147th Series ...
The operations of three metropolitan New York and New Jersey airports, the authority's primary revenue generating assets, have long been relied upon to support capital investment and subsidize non-income generating assets required as a result of the authority's broad mission.
Fitch recognizes the authority is typically conservative in its forward projection of revenues and expenditures, and as such, budgeted 2007 operating metrics may be somewhat understated.
The authority's total reserve fund balances including the general reserve and consolidated bond reserve fund increased by to $1.77 billion during 2006, representing a solid 18% of pro-forma consolidated bonds and notes (including the 147th series).
www.globeinvestor.com /servlet/story/BWIRE.20070416.20070416006125/GIStory   (796 words)

  
 reportonbusiness.com: globeinvestor.com - Fitch Rates Port Authority of New York & New Jersey $500MM 146th Ser Consolid ...
NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AA-' rating to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's (the authority) $500 million of consolidated bonds 146th series (alternative minimum tax).
Fitch recognizes the authority is typically conservative in its forward projection of revenues and expenditures, and as such, preliminary budgeted 2007 operating metrics may be somewhat understated.
The authority's total reserve fund balances including the general reserve and consolidated bond reserve fund are estimated to have increased by 11% to $1.74 billion during 2006, representing a solid 19% and 17% of pro-forma consolidated bonds and notes (including the 146th series)and total obligations (excluding special project bonds), respectively.
www.globeinvestor.com /servlet/story/BWIRE.20061201.20061201005518/GIStory   (610 words)

  
 Port Authority: New York and New Jersey Port Needs Better Security | Huliq: Breaking News
Port Authority Chairman Anthony R. Coscia said, “Throughout their history, our nation’s seaports operated out of the public spotlight, even though they pose as much as or a greater security risk than the airports or railroads that people use every day.
Port Authority Vice Chairman Charles A. Gargano said, “The dramatic increases in cargo at our marine terminals in New York and New Jersey require us to be vigilant in protecting our facilities and the cargo they handle.
The Port Authority is financially self-supporting and receives no tax revenue from either state.
www.huliq.com /2588/port-authority-new-york-and-new-jersey-port-needs-better-security   (845 words)

  
 New York / New Jersey ports container volumes up 11.9% in 2002 (tdctrade.com)
The first priority of the Port Authority兼s investment programme which is the deepening of the port兼s channels to 45 ft by 2004, to accommodate larger, deeper draft vessels and down to 50 ft by 2009-12.
The Port Jersey and Arthur Kill channels are being deepened to 41 ft, and the harbour-wide 50ft channel deepening project is under discussion between the Port Authority and the Army Corps.
The Port Authority is working closely with federal, state and local agencies in addressing legitimate port security concerns without unduly impacting the flow of cargo through the terminals.
www.tdctrade.com /shippers/vol26_2/vol26_2_ports02.htm   (640 words)

  
 New York rail tunnels seen as vulnerable: report - Boston.com
An analysis done for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says commuter train tunnels under the Hudson River are more vulnerable to a bomb attack than previously thought, The New York Times reported on Thursday.
The New York Times said it had received a draft summary of the most recent analysis from a government official concerned about what the official felt was a lack of action.
The spokesman said the Port Authority had taken steps in recent weeks to increase PATH security but he refused to say what had prompted the actions, the Times reported.
www.boston.com /news/nation/washington/articles/2006/12/22/new_york_rail_tunnels_seen_as_vulnerable_report   (360 words)

  
 Waterwire.net: Best of Waterwire: One Region, One Vision: Who Steers?
The PA is in the process of transferring recently refurbished piers to New York State for the Brooklyn Bridge Park, and recently committed to transferring Piers 7-12 to New York City by 2007.
Still, two predominant perceptions of the Port Authority are that as an agency, it is overly politicized as a patronage mill; and that it fundamentally neglects the natural environment that enables the port to exist (including the region's three major airports).
New York City commuters wouldn't have to schlep across bridges and along crowded sidewalks on foot while their garbage zips past them on trucks.
www.waterwire.net /News/fullstory.cfm?ContID=1785   (1664 words)

  
 Port Authority plans to reduce global warming impacts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
These are but some of the ways the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey hopes to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and their impact on global warming.
The goal is to eventually reduce emissions at the authority's airports and ports by 80 percent.
The Port Authority would encourage planes to use docking stations to conserve power instead of idling on airfields with their engines on, Coscia said.
www.pressofatlanticcity.com /news/newjersey/story/7479628p-7374522c.html   (517 words)

  
 Authority's demands hang over port sale - Boston.com
The Port Authority, in turn, accused the two companies involved in the deal, DP World and AIG Global Investment Group, of walking away from negotiations.
Port Authority officials said they want compensation for roughly $30 million in past improvements to the Port Newark Container Terminal -- and a commitment from AIG for future infrastructure work.
In response, the Port Authority wrote the two executives that it suspects DP World will make a quick profit of at least $450 million on its short-term ownership of the U.S. ports.
www.boston.com /news/nation/washington/articles/2007/02/15/authoritys_demands_hang_over_port_sale   (620 words)

  
 CNN.com - Port authority sues to stop acquisition - Feb 24, 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This P&O crane is at the Port of New Orleans, one of the six facilities affected by the takeover deal.
NEW YORK (CNN) -- The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey filed a lawsuit Friday in a New Jersey civil court to prevent a deal that would transfer control of the Newark container terminal to a company owned by the United Arab Emirates.
New Jersey also filed a lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court, contending the lack of information regarding security arrangements provided by federal officials attached to the sale is a "threat to the state's homeland security." A similar lawsuit was filed in Miami earlier this week.
www.cnn.com /2006/POLITICS/02/24/port.security/index.html   (948 words)

  
 American Experience | The Center of the World - New York: A Documentary Film | Timeline | PBS
The New York State legislature authorizes a World Trade Corporation to develop the proposed World Trade Center and appoints Winthrop Aldrich, chairman of the Chase Bank (and uncle of David and Nelson Rockefeller), to explore the feasibility of the concept.
October: New York's fiscal crisis comes to a climax, threatening the city with bankruptcy, and bringing to a culmination years of growing social and economic troubles.
It brings a flood of new investment, new construction, and new populations to New York.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/amex/newyork/timeline/index.html   (1583 words)

  
 US Army Corps of Engineers - New York District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Today, the Corps’ New York District is faced with the challenge of deepening the New York and New Jersey Harbor while preserving its natural estuary.
The Corps of Engineers, in conjunction with sponsor agencies and stakeholders, such as the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the states of New York and New Jersey, are committed to making the New York and New Jersey Harbor a world class estuary.
Because The New York and New Jersey Harbor is a major shipping port and center of commerce, key channels have to be dredged to meet the growing demands of the port.
www.nan.usace.army.mil /harbor/index.htm   (412 words)

  
 Waterwire.net: New Waterfront Land Acquired!
Last week the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the Trust for Public Land, the Staten Island Borough President and the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation announced plans to purchase a section of land along the North Shore of Staten Island.
The Port Authority operates the nearby Howland Hook terminal and has big plans for its expansion as well as new rail bridges across the Kill Van Kull to link up with the Authority’s many operations in New Jersey.
The acquisition of new parkland is undoubtedly a triumph but we must insure that the design and programming of the new park is developed with community voices and waterfront accessibility.
www.waterwire.net /News/fullstory.cfm?ContID=1327   (684 words)

  
 Port Authority of New York and New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's jurisdiction includes a 17-county bi-state region generally within a 25-mile radius of the Statue of Liberty.
Its mandate is to promote and protect the commerce of the bi-state port, both sea and air, and regional improvements not likely to be financed by private enterprise nor by either state alone.
The new management of the agency has sharply reduced its planning functions and is examining privatization of many of its facilities.
www.transport-link.com /region/panynj.htm   (164 words)

  
 GINA COBB: New York/New Jersey Port Authority Sues to Stop Port Takeover
The lawsuit, filed in the Superior Court in Newark, urged the court to declare that the purchase of PandO requires consent of the Port Authority under the lease, that the container terminal is in breach of its lease, and that the lease is terminated.
New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine urged the other governors of states with ports affected by the DPW deal -- Louisiana, New York, Florida, Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania -- to join the lawsuit.
The real objection, of course, is that the proposed new occupant is a Middle Eastern company, and we are smack dab in the middle of a war on terror in which the ports are an obvious target.
ginacobb.typepad.com /gina_cobb/2006/02/new_yorknew_jer.html   (957 words)

  
 Redevelopment of WTC public areas authorized - Port Authority of New York and New Jersey approves redevelopment of ...
Port Authority Chairman Richard C. Leone said, "Reinvesting in the World Trade Center's facilities and services is essential to preserving its status as a first-class business complex and one of the Port Authority's major producers of net income.
Port Authority Executive Director Stanley Brezenoff said, "About 95 percent of the Trade Center's revenues are generated by its office space.
In the second quarter of 1994 the Port Authority plans to advertise a Request for Qualifications/Solicitation of Interest (RFQ/SOI) for a development partner to participate in the public space renovation.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3601/is_n33_v40/ai_15127811   (771 words)

  
 USCOA,2 No. 103: Norberto Prats and Selene Prats v. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the New York Reports.
At the time, he was an assistant mechanic for AWL Industries, a company that contracted with defendant Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to work on air conditioning systems at the World Trade Center complex.
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, alleging a violation of New York Labor Law § 240 (1).
www.law.cornell.edu /nyctap/search/display.html?terms=prats&url=/nyctap/I03_0110.htm   (1345 words)

  
 ABC News: GOP Governors Question Port Turnover   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Robert Menendez D-N.J., speaks at a news conference on Monday, Feb. 20, 2006., at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, in Newark, N.J., shown in aerial views at rear.
New York Gov. George Pataki and Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich voiced doubts about the acquisition of a British company that has been running the U.S. ports by Dubai Ports World, a state-owned business in the United Arab Emirates.
"I have directed the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to explore all legal options that may be available to them in regards to this transaction," said the New York governor, who is still in the hospital recovering from an appendectomy.
abcnews.go.com /Politics/wireStory?id=1643120   (443 words)

  
 Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In 1917 the governors of New York and New Jersey appointed a bistate commission to study the problem of coordinating port and harbor development for the two states as a whole in an attempt to resolve the many disputes between the states concerning such matters as boundaries, marine police jurisdiction, and freight rates.
Out of this group’s recommendations grew the idea for the authority, and in 1921 a compact was signed (the Port Compact) that defined a single Port District and provided for its administration by a Port Authority that was to coordinate terminal, transportation, and other facilities of commerce.
Originally called the Port of New York Authority, the name was changed in 1972 to reflect the joint administration of the port.
www.bartelby.com /65/po/PortAuth.html   (428 words)

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