Full Committee Hearing

Protecting the Electric Grid from the Potential Threats of Solar Storms and Electromagnetic Pulse

Date: July 22, 2015
Time: 10:00am
Location: SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building

Member Statements

Chairman

Ron

Johnson

(R -
 WI)

Ranking Member

Thomas R.

Carper

(D -
 DE)

Witnesses

R. James

Woolsey

Former Director of Central Intelligence

and Chairman, Foundation for Defense of Democracies

Joseph H.

McClelland

Director, Office of Energy Infrastructure Security

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Richard L.

Garwin, Ph.D.

Fellow Emeritus

IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center (testifying in a personal capacity)

Christopher P.

Currie

Director, Homeland Security and Justice

U.S. Governemnt Accountability Office

Bridgette L.

Bourge

Senior Principal, Legislative Affairs

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association