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Subpart 1.

Energy emergency operating center.

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.

Subp. 2.

Minnesota Department of Commerce.

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 department shall select and recommend to the governor the least restrictive measures specified in parts 7620.0500 to 7620.0730, capable of eliminating a fuel shortage.

The assistant commissioner shall review employer and school district conservation plans and certify those which meet the requirements set out in part 7620.0620 or 7620.0630.

The commissioner shall make the final decision on each appeal taken from measures contained in these parts.

Subp. 3.

Emergency services.

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.

Subp. 4.

Directing state agencies.

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.

Statutory Authority:

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

Published Electronically:

October 11, 2007