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Monday, October 22, 2012


After several delays and repeatedly ignored warnings, the federal government is starting to recognize the threat posed to national security by an electromagnetic pulse, or EMP, event.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, has begun taking steps to protect the nation’s power grid from at least the natural version of an EMP by proposing new regulation standards addressing the impacts of a geomagnetic disturbance, or GMD.
The regulations are coming almost a year after Congress passed the Secure High-Voltage Infrastructure for Electricity from Lethal Damage, or SHIELD, Act to “protect the critical infrastructure, electric power grid, communications and transportation, banking and finance, food and water.”


Anonymous said...

literally today just finished reading "One Second After" by William Forstchen

A fiction novel describing this exact situation, with a forward wrote by Newt Gingrich expressing his concerns

Anonymous said...

S.H.I.E.L.D. ? Lol. Isn't that the same name in the movie Avengers that was used to describe that group?

Anonymous said...

Is there any version of EMP other than the natural version? I was'nt aware that humans could generate EMP's at a threatening level.

Anonymous said...

6:31 PM

one is produced after explosion of nukes

Anonymous said...

They simply wanted us to underestimate the dangers.