Cuomo seeks to avoid repeat of horrific post-Sandy gas lines

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In the event of another major power outage like after Superstorm Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo revealed a plan to avoid long lines at gas stations.

He wants one-third of the gas stations to pre-wire for backup generators,

So their pumps will stay operational, even during a power outage.

The federal government would pick up most of the cost.  A decision will be made before April.


  • btexpress225

    Great, another thing that the tax payers will have to pay for. Free generators for the owners of the gas stations. Why not just go back to odd & even days after Sandy, like we did that ended the long lines.

  • Ben

    The long lines were a result of panic! Panic over a short supply. Even if the stations had power they had no fuel to pump,no? More smoke & mirrors like his gun grabbing crusade….

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