The National Governor’s Association (NGA) has prepared a memo that provides guidance to governors on how they can best support and protect the energy industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The March 25 memo highlights three areas governors should consider to ensure energy continuity and shares the current energy industry response to COVID-19:

  • Ensuring critical energy infrastructure employees can be identified and credentialed in the event of a shelter in place order
  • Priority access to testing, personal protective equipment (PPE) and cleaning supplies
  • Access to waivers for fuel carriers and Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDL) to move critical utility supplies

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