State of Emergency - Louisiana

A State of Emergency has been declared for the State of Louisiana until October 3rd– Hours of Service (HOS) is waived and enforcement of price gouging laws are in effect. 

  • MS Gov Bryant issued a SOE for the state of MS which includes a waiver for HOS.
  • AL Gov Ivey issued a SOE for the southernmost counties in state of AL which includes a waiver for HOS. 

If you are sending trucks, tanks, pumps, and/or fuel in response to Hurricane Florence, please see the information below.


Federal Waivers Issued

Drivers should have copies available in their vehicles if needed.   

·         September 11, 2018 Fuel Waiver (fuel vapor requirements) Concerning North Carolina and South Carolina

·         FMCSA Notice of Enforcement Discretion Determination

·         Regional Declaration of Emergency for Tropical Storm Gordon

·        Regional Emergency Declaration for Hurricane Florence


 Helpful Disaster Links


Underground storage tank flood guide:

FEMA Information

 OSHA Hurricane Preparedness and Response

  For the latest information on tropical storm and hurricane activity, link to:


NOAA/National Hurricane Center