Gas Crisis Rages on Despite Pipeline Reopening

A sign warns consumers on the avaliability of gasoline at a RaceTrac gas station on May 11, 2021, in Smyrna, Georgia. - Fears the shutdown of a major fuel pipeline would cause a gasoline shortage led to some panic buying and prompted US regulators on May 11, 2021 to temporarily …
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The reopening of the Colonial Pipeline has not put an end to the severe gas shortage affecting the South East. In many states, significantly more gas stations are reportedly out of gas than the day before.

Here’s the latest data on the percent of gas stations without fuel from GasBuddy.com.

Georgia– 49%

Alabama – 9%

Tennessee – 33%

South Carolina – 52%

North Carolina – 68%

Florida – 30%

Virginia – 51%

Maryland – 36%

Missouri – 7%

West Virginia – 7%

Kentucky – 3%

Washington, DC – 73%

New Jersey – 1%

Delaware – 5%

 

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