Government Agency Warns of Possible 18 Month ‘National Blackout’ if Just 9 Power Substations Are Destroyed
FTMDaily.com – Michael Snyder from the Economic Collapse blog has written an interesting piece relating to our nation’s fragile power grid entitled: Government Agency Warns If 9 Substations Are Destroyed, The Power Grid Could Be Down For 18 Months. It’s a grim title for a grim problem facing our nation. Snyder’s article draws from an important article released in the WSJ last week entitled: U.S. Risks National Blackout From Small-Scale Attack.
According to the WSJ:
“The U.S. could suffer a coast-to-coast blackout if saboteurs knocked out just nine of the country’s 55,000 electric-transmission substations on a scorching summer day, according to a previously unreported federal analysis.”
As you know, this is a topic that I have expressed major concern about recently. America is woefully unprepared for a meltdown of the power grid. This is just another gentle reminder for our readers who may not yet have taken steps to protect themselves and their families in the event of a major power blackout in 2014.
ACTION POINT: Watch National Geographic’s excellent 90 minute documentary, American Blackout, on FTMFlix.com. It is a well produced film that imagines what America would look like in the event of a complete national power grid failure. Then, send this eye-opening documentary on to family and friends!
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