In New York, gas trumps water during a disaster. This good news for New Yorkers could not have come too soon.
Federal and state officials made urgent moves Friday to ease panic at the pumps, and it’s not a miniute too soon as stressed-out drivers in the New York area were still running on fumes.
The Department of Defense is sending 24 million gallons of gas and diesel fuel to the area, officials said.
via Gas shortage update: Defense Dept. to send millions of gallons of gas to area; Gov. Cuomo waives registration fees and tax requirements for fuel tankers pulling into New York Harbor to expedite delivery – NY Daily News.