LETTER: Putting the U.S. on a path to energy security and modernizing infrastructure


On September 6, 2017, Western Governors sent a letter to Senators Lisa Murkowski, Maria Cantwell, Cory Garner and Joe Manchin III on the physical and cyber security of the U.S. electric grid. The bipartisan Securing Energy Infrastructure Act, S. 79, creates a pilot program and working group to: identify the security vulnerabilities of critical infrastructure; create and implement technology programs and standards to defend that infrastructure; and develop a national cyber-informed strategy to insulate the energy grid from attacks. Read, download the Letter.


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