Sunday, February 9, 2014

Attack on electric grid raises alarm

Raises alarm?  Why did it take this article to be written?  The attack happened a couple of months ago, didn't it? OK.  The article says back in April.
Jon Wellinghoff, who was chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission when the shooting took place, said that attack was clearly executed by well-trained individuals seeking to do significant damage to the area, and he fears it was a test run for an even larger assault.

"It would not be that hard to bring down the entire region west of the Rockies if you, in fact, had a coordinated attack like this against a number of substations," Wellinghoff said Thursday. "This [shooting] event shows there are people out there capable of such an attack."

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