Energy Companies said to B participating in Emergency Preparedness Drill

This NERC link says 

“This is a simulated exercise to practice crisis response and information sharing.  No real power outages will occur due to this exercise”

Grid EX II blackout exercises planned for 11/13 and 11/14 2013 and the IRS website is already “down”…

Planned Outage: November 9 – November 12, 2013

This service will be unavailable beginning approximately 4:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 9, 2013 until approximately 7:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, November 12, 2013, due to a power outage. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Return to home.


Tim Stone , a Euless TX resident and a Swamper at Polaris Oilfield Services wrote (possibly from a related NY Times article) a comment on a DFW Scanner Facebook post on November 6 about the DFW Urban Shield exercise…“I appreciate your information but you failed to mention the GRID EX11 Drill (update this link no longer works!!!) taking place on the 13th and 14th of this month. 15 major Energy Companies as well as over 150 other companies will be taking part in a drill mocking a full power grid shutdown simulating a solar flare or EMP. Power will be shut off for 2-5 days in the majority of the US. The purpose of the drill is to make sure we are better prepared for such a catastrophy and to observe how citizens handle losing means of communication and access to the supply chain. If anyone has a false fact to throw in, all I can say is do your research. Please make sure you are supplied with wood, matches, candles, baby and infant essentials, food, water, warm clothes and blankets, etc. Please spread the word to family and try to stay close to eachother during this drill. Thank you.”

So I will try to contact Tim Stone to let him know about this being a SIMULATED test.

But I do wonder how fast Arlington can buy & install that generator for our water works department that was approved November 5, 2013?

About Kim Triolo Feil

Since TX Statute 253.005 forbids drilling in heavily settled municipalities, I unsuccessfully ran for City Council Seat to try to enforce this. Since Urban Drilling, our drinking water has almost tripled for TTHM's. Before moving to Arlington in 1990, I lived in Norco’s “cancer alley”, a refinery town. It was only after Urban Drilling in Arlington did I start having health effects. After our drill site was established closest to my home, the chronic nosebleeds started. I know there are more canaries here in Arlington having reactions to our industrialized airshed (we have 55-60 padsites of gas wells). Come forward and report to me those having health issues especially if you live to the north/northwest of a drill site so I can map your health effects on this blog. My youtube account is KimFeilGood. FAIR USE NOTICE: THIS SITE MAY CONTAIN COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL THE USE OF WHICH HAS NOT ALWAYS BEEN SPECIFICALLY AUTHORIZED BY THE COPYRIGHT OWNER. MATERIAL FROM DIVERSE AND SOMETIMES TEMPORARY SOURCES IS BEING MADE AVAILABLE IN A PERMANENT UNIFIED MANNER, AS PART OF AN EFFORT TO ADVANCE UNDERSTANDING OF THE SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH EMINENT DOMAIN AND THE PRIVATIZATION OF PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE (AMONG OTHER THINGS). IT IS BELIEVED THAT THIS IS A 'FAIR USE' OF THE INFORMATION AS ALLOWED UNDER SECTION 107 OF THE US COPYRIGHT LAW. IN ACCORDANCE WITH TITLE 17 USC SECTION 107, THE SITE IS MAINTAINED WITHOUT PROFIT FOR THOSE WHO ACCESS IT FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES. FOR MORE INFORMATION, SEE: HTTP://WWW.LAW.CORNELL.EDU/ TO USE MATERIAL REPRODUCED ON THIS SITE FOR PURPOSES THAT GO BEYOND 'FAIR USE', PERMISSION IS REQUIRED FROM THE COPYRIGHT OWNER INDICATED WITH A NAME AND INTERNET LINK AT THE END OF EACH ITEM. (NOTE: THE TEXT OF THIS NOTICE WAS ALSO LIFTED FROM CORRIDORNEWS.BLOGSPOT.COM)
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