Mayor Rawlings-Blake formally declares local State of Emergency for Baltimore due to historic power outages
Saturday Jun 30th, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(JUNE 30, 2012 4:56PM) - Today, at approximately 4:40 p.m., Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake signed an Executive Order formally declaring a local State of Emergency due to the significant and ongoing disruption of power to over 90,000 BGE customers in Baltimore City. The formal order implements the City’s Emergency Operations Plan to ensure comprehensive storm response and recovery efforts and will potentially facilitate possible future federal reimbursement of storm costs.