Category Archives: EMP Electromagnetic Pulse

If an EMP from solar or a nuclear bomb wiped out one or all of 3 U.S. grids, up to 90 percent of Americans would die, and it would take years to replace the large transformers which are only made in 2 countries now.

A Nuclear spent fuel fire at Peach Bottom in Pennsylvania could force 18 million people to evacuate

[ There are excerpts from two articles from Science and the National Research Council (NRC) below. In the latest NRC 2016 report “Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants: Phase 2” … Continue reading

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The EMP Commission estimates a nationwide blackout lasting one year could kill up to 9 of 10 Americans through starvation, disease, and societal collapse

[ Several times Dr. Pry recommends that “States should harden their electric grids against nuclear EMP attack because there is a clear and present danger, protecting against nuclear EMP will mitigate all lesser threats, and both the federal government in … Continue reading

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Electromagnetic pulse threat to infrastructure (U.S. House hearings)

In 2012 and again in 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives held hearings on the threat of electromagnetic pulses — from either the sun or nuclear blasts — to critical U.S. infrastructure.  The testimony at these hearings could be mistaken … Continue reading

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Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) articles

Bob Adelmann. May 6, 2015. EMP Threats Force NORAD Back Into Cheyenne Mountain. The New American. NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) is moving back into its previous Cheyenne Mountain underground bunker in Colorado Springs because it is EMP-hardened, and … Continue reading

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The electric grid, critical interdependencies, vulnerabilities. House of Representatives 2003

House 108-23. September 4 & 23, 2003. Implications of power blackouts for the nation’s cyber-security and critical infrastructure protection. House of Representatives. 246 pages. THE ELECTRIC GRID, CRITICAL INTERDEPENDENCIES, VULNERABILITIES, AND READINESS Curt Weldon, Pennsylvania. The greatest threat would be … Continue reading

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Electromagnetic Pulse EMP from solar flares or high-altitude nuclear weapon explosion

An exploding high-altitude (25 to 250 miles) nuclear weapon can generate an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) that can zap electronic systems over a wide area — several could potentially take out electronic systems across the country. Periodically there are also solar … Continue reading

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