Newsom Declares Emergency Amid Heat Wave

In light of an extreme heat wave impacting many areas of the state, Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday issued an emergency proclamation to free up energy capacity and resources. The proclamation suspends certain permitting requirements, allows the use of back-up power generation, and frees up additional energy resources to help alleviate heat-induced demands on the state’s energy grid.

The Governor’s proclamation is available here.