In 2003, a blackout crippled areas of the U.S. and Canada, leaving some 50 million people in the dark. Ten years later, we are still grappling with concerns over the vulnerability of our power grid.
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Blackout: Understanding the US Power Grid's Vulnerability from the 2004 Failure

Produced by Matt Spolar

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