Congresswoman Constance Morella and Congressman Stephen Horn have been the most active members of the House of Representatives on y2k. Her opening words at the May 14 hearungs are to the point: "If power shuts down, the rest of our society will shut down in its wake."
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Today we are focusing on the effect of the computer glitch on, perhaps, the most fundamental necessity of our modern society – electrical energy.
Energy provided by our electric utilities is a critical catalyst to the operations of virtually every sector of our nation's economy.
If power shuts down, the rest of our society will shut down in its wake.
The Year 2000 problem, if left unaddressed, has the potential to short circuit our nation's power sources and severely disrupt the delivery of energy to the American public through systematic power failures.