What Really Happened with the Substation Attack in North Carolina?

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An overview of the substation attack in Moore County, North Carolina in December 2022.
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Sorry I sound a bit stuffy in this one! We had to shoot this before everyone left for the holiday break, and I was still getting over a cold.

This event highlights the need for making critical substations more secure and also making the grid more robust so that someone can’t rob tens of thousands of people of their lights, heat, comfort, and livelihood for four days with just a few well-placed bullets.

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