The EMP Threat: The State of Preparedness Against the Threat of an Electromagnetic Pulse Event
- The EMP Threat: The State of Preparedness Against the Threat of an Electromagnetic Pulse Event
- May 13, 2015
- 2:00 pm
- 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
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.
James Madison University
Task Force on National and Homeland Security
Director, Education, Workforce, and Income Security
Government and Specialty Business Development, ETS-Lindgren
Arizona's 8th District