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Nov 1, 2012

Gasoline crunch deepens, NYC taxi firms run out of fuel

NEW YORK, Nov 1 (Reuters) – New York taxi and car service
companies started pulling vehicles off the road on Thursday as
the fuel crunch deepened, with the vast majority of storm-hit
service stations in the greater New York area now out of
gasoline or without power.

Outages and fuel shortages have forced many gasoline
stations to shut, and now threaten efforts in New York and New
Jersey to get back to business after Hurricane Sandy.

Nov 1, 2012

NYC taxi firms run out of fuel as gasoline crunch deepens

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York taxi and car service companies started pulling vehicles off the road on Thursday as the fuel crunch deepened, with the vast majority of storm-hit service stations in the greater New York area now out of gasoline or without power.

Power outages and fuel shortages have forced many gasoline stations to shut, and now threaten efforts in New York and New Jersey to get back to business after Hurricane Sandy.

Oct 31, 2012

New Yorkers in fuel scramble as storm-hit pumps dry up

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Drivers and homeowners scrambled to secure fuel for their cars and generators in the U.S. Northeast on Wednesday as storm-hit gasoline stations started to run dry.

More than half of all gasoline service stations in the New York City area and New Jersey were shut because of depleted fuel supplies and power outages, frustrating attempts to restore normal life, industry officials said.

Oct 31, 2012

New Yorkers scramble for fuel, gas stations run dry

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Drivers and homeowners scrambled to secure fuel for their cars and generators in the U.S. Northeast on Wednesday as storm-hit gasoline stations started to run dry.

More than half of all gasoline service stations in the New York City area and New Jersey were shut because of depleted fuel supplies and power outages, frustrating attempts to restore normal life, industry officials said.

Oct 31, 2012

Storm-hit gasoline stations lose power, some run dry

NEW YORK (Reuters) – More than half of all gasoline service stations in the New York City area and New Jersey were shut on Wednesday because of power outages and depleted fuel supplies, frustrating attempts to restore normal life in the wake of powerful storm Sandy, industry officials said.

Reports of long lines, dark stations and empty tanks circulated across the region on Wednesday, with some station owners unable to pump fuel due to a lack of power. Others quickly ran their tanks dry because of intensified demand and logistical problems in delivering fresh supplies.

Oct 31, 2012

Most New York City, Jersey fuel stations without power, gas

NEW YORK (Reuters) – More than half of all service stations in the New York City area and New Jersey were shut on Wednesday due to power outages and depleted fuel supplies, frustrating attempts to restore normal life in the wake of powerful storm Sandy, industry officials said.

Reports of long lines, dark stations and empty tanks circulated across the region on Wednesday, with some station owners unable to pump fuel due to a lack of power, while others quickly ran their tanks dry because of intensified demand and logistical problems in delivering fresh supplies.

Oct 31, 2012

Majority of NYC area, NJ fuel stations without power, gasoline

NEW YORK Oct 31 (Reuters) – More than half of all service
stations in the New York City area and New Jersey were shut on
Wednesday due to power outages and depleted fuel supplies,
frustrating attempts to restore normal life in the wake of
powerful storm Sandy, industry officials said.

Reports of long lines, dark stations and empty tanks
circulated across the region on Wednesday, with some station
owners unable to pump fuel due to a lack of power, while others
quickly ran their tanks dry because of intensified demand and
logistical problems in delivering fresh supplies.

Oct 30, 2012

Lower Manhattan faces up to four days without power: ConEd

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Residents of lower Manhattan faced up to four days without power on Tuesday as Consolidated Edison, New York City’s power provider, scrambled to repair the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy.

Almost every street below Times Square in the city’s Midtown district was plunged into darkness on Monday night after an explosion at a Con Edison power station on 14th Street threw the electricity provider’s plans for controlled shutdowns into disarray.

Oct 30, 2012

Superstorm Sandy cuts power to 8.1 million homes

NEW YORK, Oct 30 (Reuters) – More than 8.1 million U.S.
homes and businesses were without power on Tuesday after
Hurricane Sandy tore down power lines, flooded electrical
networks and sparked an explosion at a Consolidated Edison
substation on Manhattan’s East River.

About a quarter of New York City’s homes and businesses were
without power 15 hours after Hurricane Sandy roared ashore
accompanied by a nearly 14-foot (4.2-metre) tidal surge that
flooded empty subway and highway tunnels.

Oct 30, 2012

Superstorm Sandy cuts power to at least 7.3 million homes

NEW YORK Oct 30 (Reuters) – At least 7.3 million homes and
businesses on the U.S. East Coast were without power on Tuesday
after Hurricane Sandy tore down power lines, flooded networks
and sparked an explosion at a Consolidated Edison
substation on Manhattan’s East River.

Almost a quarter of New York City homes were without power
13 hours after Sandy roared ashore with hurricane strength
winds, felling trees and bringing a dangerous tidal surge that
has paralyzed the transport system in the United States’ biggest
city.