During a declared energy supply emergency, the division will set up an energy operating center.
The director of the emergency operating center will be the division director. The division director shall oversee the implementation of the emergency plan.
The emergency operating center will be located at a site designated by the division director and staffed by personnel from the division, the department and other state agencies as deemed necessary by the division director and approved by the governor.
The department shall assist the division by analyzing the energy supply situation, evaluating alternative courses of action included in the emergency plan, and advising on the proper time and sequence for implementing emergency measures.
The commissioner shall make the final decision on each appeal taken from measures contained in these parts.
The division shall implement the energy emergency plan and coordinate the emergency operations of government agencies involved in energy supply emergency actions.
The division shall use the regional and local fuel coordinators to coordinate emergency operations throughout the state.
By January 1, 1983, the Division of Emergency Management shall develop an internal management and operations plan for implementing the measures contained in these parts.
The governor may order any state agency or department to carry out the measures contained in these parts under the powers given the governor in the Minnesota Civil Defense Act, Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12.
MS s 216C.15
L 1983 c 289 s 115 subd 1; L 1987 c 71 s 2; c 312 art 1 s 9; L 2001 1Sp4 art 6 s 1
October 11, 2007