Governor's Energy Supply Alert Order No. 01-05
(Second Extension of Energy Supply Alert Order No.'s 01-01 and 01-02)

To: All State and Local Air Pollution Control Authorities
Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission ("UTC")
cc: Washington State Department of Ecology ("DOE")
Washington State Department of Health ("DOH")

Pursuant to the Proclamation of the Governor, dated January 26, 2001, declaring an energy supply alert, and under the powers granted in Chapter 43.21G RCW, I hereby order as follows:

  1. Governnor's Energy Supply Alert Orders No. 01-01 and 01-02, relating to the Tacoma Steam Plant and temporary electric generators, respectively, are hereby extended from their current expiration date of March 27, 2001, through the remainder of the energy supply alert, and will therefore terminate on April 26, 2001, unless the energy supply alert and orders thereunder are further extended.
  2. This order is effective immediately, and is subject to suspension or modification by further order of the governor. The legislature's Joint Committee on Energy and Utilities has reviewed the extended orders. This order is deemed necessary to preserve and protect the public health, safety, and general welfare, and to minimize, to the fullest extent possible, the injurious economic, social and environmental consequences of the energy supply alert.

SO ORDERED, this 26th day of March, 2001

Gary Locke, Governor