Maine proclamation of emergency concerning propane transport

Janet T. Mills, governor of the State of Maine, has declared – through proclamation – the current shortage of propane gas constitutes a civil emergency. This transportation exemption effective from Nov. 26 through Dec. 10 enables propane gas delivery crews to transport such gas more effectively to Maine homes and businesses.

From a Reuters article dated Nov. 22.

A strike at Canada’s biggest railroad, Canadian National Railway Co, entered its fourth day on Friday as talks continued with no signs of a deal and analysts warned that a prolonged dispute would weigh on economic growth. …

Canada’s biggest rail strike in a decade has sparked concerns that farmers and homeowners may run short of propane, although the union claims the railroad has manufactured that shortage.

The State of Maine’s proclamation is available as a PDF download at the State of Maine website and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration website.