Gov. Walker: Removes restrictions on propane transporters to alleviate propane shortages
CONTACT: Tom Evenson, (608) 266-2839
MADISON – Governor Scott Walker issued Executive Order #263 exempting drivers of commercial motor vehicles transporting propane from federal and Wisconsin hours-of-service requirements. The order comes in response to propane shortages and increased wait times to obtain propane in southern Wisconsin, and the state as a whole, due to the closure for maintenance of the Rockford, Illinois propane terminal. The exemption applies to all highways in Wisconsin, including the national system of interstate and defense highways.