Governor Murphy Lifts Flood State of Emergency in Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester Counties
NEW JERSEY STRONG WATER DISASTERS – TRENTON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy today announced that the State of Emergency issued on Thursday, June 20, 2019 in Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester counties has been lifted as of noon on Monday, June 24, 2019.
WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 70 (2019), declaring a State of Emergency, was issued on June 20, 2019, because of severe weather conditions, including heavy rains and flooding, that occurred in Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester Counties beginning on June 19, 2019; and WHEREAS, the severity of the conditions necessitating the declaration of a State of Emergency has eased; NOW, THEREFORE, I, PHILIP D. MURPHY, Governor of the State of New Jersey, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and by the Statutes of this State, do hereby ORDER and DIRECT the following: 1. The State of Emergency declared in Executive Order No. 70 (2019) is terminated effective at 12:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on June 24, 2019. GIVEN, under my hand and seal this 24th day of June, Two Thousand and Nineteen, and of the Independence of the United States the Two Hundred and Forty-Third.
/s/ Philip D. Murphy Governor