Mayor Rawlings-Blake formally declares local State of Emergency for Baltimore due to historic power outages

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Brandon M. Scott
Mayor,
Baltimore City
250 City Hall - Baltimore Maryland 21202
(410) 396-3835 - Fax: (410) 576-9425

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT
Monica Lewis
(410) 387-8378

monica.lewis@baltimorecity.gov

(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.

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