It used to be that things were kept from the public to keep them from panicking. I think now it is more like with holding info to keep the public from seeing how inept they are at doing their jobs. I believe it is just a matter of time before someone attacks the grid to bring America down. On another note, copper has alwaus been a big ticket with crack heads. With the scrap price what it is, they don’t have to steal much to buy their next rock. The company I work for spends millions every year replacing copper stolen from our cell phone towers.