Category: County

Alameda County may allow Tesla’s Fremont factory to reopen as soon as next week
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Alameda County may allow Tesla’s Fremont factory to reopen as soon as next week

Alameda County officials announced today that Tesla can reopen as soon as next week if it implements additional safety recommendations. The statement from the Alameda County Public Health Department said that after receiving Tesla’s COVID-19 site-specific safety plan for its Fremont plant, officials “held productive discussions today with Tesla’s representatives about their safety and prevention…

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N. Carolina County to Defy Governor’s Stay-at-Home Orders
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N. Carolina County to Defy Governor’s Stay-at-Home Orders

Officials in North Carolina’s Gaston County announced on Wednesday their intention to sign an order allowing businesses in the county to reopen, effective April 29 at 5:00 p.m., despite Gov. Roy Cooper’s (D) extended stay-at-home orders. Commission Chairman Tracy Philbeck made the announcement Wednesday morning, stating that county leaders are “letting our folks know we support…

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County deems Tesla a ‘non-essential’ business during shelter-in-place order
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County deems Tesla a ‘non-essential’ business during shelter-in-place order

Tesla is not an essential business according to the Alameda County Sheriff, a declaration that could force the automaker to shutter some of its operations in the county under a shelter in-place directive that was ordered  because of the global spread of COVID-19, a disease caused by coronavirus. The county, which includes Fremont, where Tesla’s…

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