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APPA's Kelly discusses legislative, regulatory push to ramp up security

Earlier this month, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ordered the North American Electric Reliability Corp. to develop a set of standards for the physical security of the most critical facilities on the electric grid. How are utilities responding, and what are their primary concerns as FERC considers this rule-based approach? During today's OnPoint, Sue Kelly, the incoming president and CEO of the American Public Power Association, discusses the NERC process and talks about the potential impact a small-scale attack could have on the grid.