The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued an Regional Emergency Declaration for the difficulty in obtaining the necessary heating fuel, including propane, natural gas, and heating oil. This emergency is in response to the severe winter storms and high demand of heating fuels, including propane, natural gas, and heating oil. The declaration includes 44 states & District of Columbia. The declaration is valid for 15 days, expiring on January 6th, 2023. Grants emergency relief from 49 CFR § 395.3. FMCSA will continue to monitor the storm for any modifications necessary.
Please read the declaration in its entirety.
WSC-MSC-SSC-ESC – Regional Emergency Declaration No. 2022-016 (Heating Fuel)
Emergency Declarations, Waivers, Exemptions and Permits