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NSA Bluffdale Site Has Electrical Failure

THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY'S NEW DATA STORAGE CENTER, IN BLUFFDALE, IS HAVING ELECTRICAL FAILURES.

THE PROBLEMS WERE DISCOVERED DURING TESTING, CONDUCTED BY THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS.

POWER SURGES HAVE DESTROYED THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS WORTH OF EQUIPMENT ...AND DELAYED THE CENTER'S OPENING.  THE NSA REPORTS, THE PROBLEMS ARE NOW BEING FIXED.

THE NEW DATA CENTER -- ON THE SALT LAKE AND UTAH COUNTY LINE -- IS INTENDED TO STORE VAST AMOUNTS OF INFORMATION, COLLECTED BY THE AGENCY.

 

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