House ERE Committee to Examine Electromagnetic Pulse Attacks, Solar Flares and Security Threats to National Electric Grid
WHAT:     PA House Environmental Resources and Energy (ERE) Committee Majority Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) will convene an informational meeting to receive testimony on protecting the power grid of the United States against electromagnetic pulse (EMPs) attacks, solar flares and other national security threats.

WHO:     The meeting will feature presentations from Dr. Emanuel Bernabeu, PJM Interconnection; Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Chairman Gladys Brown Dutrieuille; Dr. Randy Horton, Electric Power Research Institute; and Tom Hofstetter, North American Electric Reliability Corporation.

WHEN:     Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 10 a.m. 

WHERE:     Room G-50, Irvis Office Building, State Capitol Complex, Harrisburg.

LIVESTREAM:     Barring technical difficulties, Tuesday’s public hearing will be streamed live on

Media contact:    Ty McCauslin, 717.772.9979,