A wake up call for Everett, Eversource?
By Josh Resnek
Two power substations in a North Carolina County were damaged by gunfire Sunday night causing damage that could days to repair, leaving almost 30,000 people without power.
The shooting of the electrical substations, exactly like those visible to passing traffic along Broadway across from the casino, likely sent chills up and down the spines of Eversource and Constellation officials — the two companies owning the main electric production apparatus operating in Everett.
Nearly all major power plants have substations to step down voltage so electricity can flow smoothly through transmission wires.
Attacks on critical infrastructure have have the ability to turn everyday life into a nightmare if the electricity supply is cut of during December.
We are no more invulnerable in Everett and Greater Boston than the folks now struggling without electricity in North Carolina.
In NC, the FBI is right now trying to determine who did what and why, keeping in mind domestic terrorism is always a possibility.
International terrorism is another possibility.Continue reading “Vandalism Or Terrorism Investigated By FBI In Destruction Of Electric Substations”