Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Signs Disaster Emergency Proclamation After Tanker Fire Closes Major Interstate Outside Harrisburg
“This accident has created a traffic nightmare for thousands of citizens as they try to go about their daily lives to work, school and other activities,” Corbett said. “But the economic impact across the
Corbett said the investigation into the accident, which happened shortly after
The proclamation authorizes state agencies to use all available resources and personnel, as necessary, to cope with the magnitude and severity of this emergency situation. The time-consuming bid and contract procedures, as well as other formalities normally prescribed by law, are waived for the duration of the proclamation.
Text of the Governor’s disaster emergency proclamation is available online at www.pema.state.pa.us/declarations.
SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor