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As If We Didn't Have Enough To Worry About Already

"Nobody has been arrested or charged in [April's coordinated sniper] attack at PG&E Corp.'s Metcalf transmission substation [in which "snipers opened fire on a nearby electrical substation. Shooting for 19 minutes, they surgically knocked out 17 giant transformers that funnel power to Silicon Valley."] It is an incident of which few Americans are aware. But one former federal regulator is calling it a terrorist act that, if it were widely replicated across the country, could take down the U.S. electric grid and black out much of the country."