Feds order review of power-grid security after attacks


              In this image taken from video, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Richard Glick speaks during a commission meeting at FERC Headquarters on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, in Washington. Federal regulators on Thursday ordered a review of security standards at the nation's far-flung electricity transmission network, following shootings at two electric substations in North Carolina that damaged equipment and caused more than 45,000 customers to lose power. (FERC via AP)
            
              FILE - Workers with Randolph Electric Membership Corporation work to repair the Eastwood Substation in West End, N.C., Dec. 6, 2022. Federal regulators on Thursday, Dec. 15, ordered a review of security standards at the nation's far-flung electricity transmission network, following shootings at two electric substations in North Carolina that damaged equipment and caused more than 45,000 customers to lose power. (Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP, File)
            Workers work on equipment at the West End Substation, at 6910 NC Hwy 211 in West End, N.C., Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, where a serious attack on critical infrastructure has caused a power outage to many around Southern Pines, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker) FILE - Power transmission lines deliver electricity to rural Orange County on Aug. 14, 2018, near Hillsborough, N.C. Investigators believe a shooting Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, that damaged power substations in North Carolina was a crime. The shooting serves as a reminder for why experts have stressed the need to secure the U.S. power grid. Authorities have warned that the nation's electricity infrastructure could be vulnerable targets for domestic terrorists. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)