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Lights out: House plan would protect nation's electricity from solar flare, nuclear bomb

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Politics,Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets,Environment,House of Representatives,Energy Department
Amid growing fears of a massive electromagnetic pulse hit from either a solar flare or a terrorist nuclear bomb, House Republicans on Tuesday will unveil a plan to save the nation's electric grid from an attack that could mean lights out for 300 million Americans. Dubbed the Secure High-voltage Infrastructure for Electricity from Lethal Damage Act, the legislation would push the federal...