The hearing will educate Congress and the public about an EMP threat and encourage the Department of Homeland Security to lead an inter-agency protection effort.
Though Congress has created multiple commissions to improve protections against an EMP threat, the electrical grid remains under-prepared. Fallout from an EMP event could include months of power loss, affecting basic necessities and resulting in loss of life.
Witnesses and testimonies
|Dr. George Baker||Professor Emeritus||James Madison University||Document|
|Peter Vincent Pry||Executive Director||Task Force on National and Homeland Security||Document|
|Mike Caruso||Director, Education, Workforce, and Income Security||Government and Specialty Business Development, ETS-Lindgren||Document|
|Trent Franks||Congressman||Arizona's 8th District|