fuel shortage

Governor Cuomo: Require gas stations to have generators
Governor Cuomo: Require gas stations to have generators
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 2/27/2013 at 8:30AM

Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed legislation that would require approximately half the gas stations in the state to have a backup generator for use during a fuel supply or energy emergency. “New York State must learn the lessons from superstorm Sandy so that we are better prepared for the future,” said Cuomo. “This plan will [...]

Gas rationing to continue until Friday in NYC
Gas rationing to continue until Friday in NYC
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/19/2012 at 10:21AM

The odd-even fuel rationing system that was put in place to ease long lines at gas stations following Superstorm Sandy, has been extended until Friday, November 23, Mayor Bloomberg announced Sunday. The emergency order, which took effect on November 9, mandates that vehicles with license plate numbers ending in an odd number can only fill [...]

In need of gas, drivers turn online to find fuel
In need of gas, drivers turn online to find fuel
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/05/2012 at 3:28PM

Desperate to find fuel following Sandy, drivers are turning to online sources, such as Twitter, Craigslist and other websites to get gas. Driving around or travelling far distances aren’t an option as a car’s gas gauge moves closer to empty, so to better pinpoint where to go to fill up, people are crowdsourcing, Reuters reported. Popular [...]