The Resource Government Activities to Protect the Electric Grid

Government Activities to Protect the Electric Grid

Label
Government Activities to Protect the Electric Grid
Title
Government Activities to Protect the Electric Grid
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The electric utility system is vulnerable to outages caused by a range of activities, including system operator errors, weather-related damage, and terrorist attacks. The main risk from a successful terrorist attack against the electric power industry would be widespread power outages lasting for an extended period of time. While the electric utility industry has the primary responsibility for protecting its assets, federal and state government agencies also have been addressing physical security concerns. This report provides a description of initiatives within the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Departments of Energy, Homeland Security, and Defense to protect the physical transmission infrastructure. It will be updated as events warrant
Cataloging source
DTICE
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Abel, Amy
  • LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE
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  • Policies
  • Attack
  • Protection
  • Terrorism
  • Electric power production
  • Homeland security
  • Department of defense
  • United states government
  • Brownouts(electric power)
  • Cyberterrorism
  • Electrical industry
  • State government
  • Public utilities
  • Grids
  • Vulnerability
  • Risk
  • Information exchange
  • Electric Power Production and Distribution
  • Civil Defense
  • Unconventional Warfare
Label
Government Activities to Protect the Electric Grid
Instantiates
Publication
Note
CRS Report for Congress
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
7 pages
Form of item
online
Governing access note
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Hein Online
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227898174
  • (OCoLC)ocn227898174
Label
Government Activities to Protect the Electric Grid
Publication
Note
CRS Report for Congress
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
7 pages
Form of item
online
Governing access note
APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Hein Online
System control number
  • (OCoLC)227898174
  • (OCoLC)ocn227898174

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