FERC Chairman Dubs .22 Rifles Terrorist WeaponsSubmitted by emalvini on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 23:48
FERC Chairman Dubs .22 Rifles Terrorist Weapons
Written by Admin on November 26, 2012
The chairman of the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has provided aspiring terrorists with an idea – use a .22 rifle to take out power transformers.
“There are ways that a very few number of actors with very rudimentary equipment could take down large portions of our grid,” FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff said at a Bloomberg Government breakfast in Washington last Friday. “I don’t think we have the level of physical security we need.”
A would-be al-Qaeda miscreant “could get 200 yards away with a .22 rifle” could take down the power grid, Wellinghoff warned
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