2018 Vermont Statutes
Title 3 Appendix - Executive Orders
Chapter 10 - Conservation And Development
App 10-13 (No. 92-90) [Energy Emergency Plan
Executive Order No. 10-13
[Energy Emergency Plan]
WHEREAS, a shortage of energy resources within the state of Vermont may occur at any time and such a shortage may cause severe economic hardships or constitute a serious threat to public health, safety, and welfare;
WHEREAS, under Act 254 of the 1973 Adjourned Session, as amended, the Governor is authorized to declare that an energy emergency exists and take actions to mitigate the effects of that emergency; and
WHEREAS, it is prudent to have in place guidelines which inform the public of potential actions and allow for a rapid and coordinated response in the event an energy emergency occurs.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that I, Madeleine M. Kunin, Governor of the state of Vermont, do hereby order as follows:
1. The Energy Emergency Plan is adopted. The Energy Emergency Plan shall be available for public comment.
2. The Energy Emergency Plan shall be revised from time to time by the Governor. The Commissioner of the Department of Public Service shall recommend amendments as necessary to reflect changed conditions and comments from the public.
3. The Department of Public Service shall retain an updated copy of the plan to be implemented in the event the Governor declares an energy emergency.
This executive order takes effect upon signing.
Dated August 31, 1990.