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Posted on: May 11, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Governor Kemp Issues State of Emergency for Intermittent Petroleum Shortage

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Governor Kemp has issued Executive Order declaring a State of Emergency for the intermittent petroleum shortage in Georgia due to the cyber-attack on Colonial Pipeline company on May 7, 2021 and put in to place provisions for prevention of gouging on fuel prices. All provisions of the Order became effective at 9:54 P.M. on May 10, 2021, and shall be valid until Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 11:59 P.M. unless the State of Emergency is renewed by the Governor. 

Link to Governor Kemp's Press Release

Link to Executive Orders

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