Hoarding causes gas to move out of commercial storage
into individual private hands
"State of emergency in NC due to gas shortage
Governor McCrory's office declared a state of emergency in North Carolina due to the gas shortage expected from a major pipeline burst in Alabama.
...Officials believe six states--North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Georgia and Alabama--are all facing possible shortages due to the spill.
...The Colonial Pipeline runs from Texas to New York and supplies gas to an estimated 50 million people a day on the East Coast."
Fill up the gas tanks...
The line to get gas off of Bell Rd. in Nashville. pic.twitter.com/kq5wuGt07H— Jeremy K. Gover (@govertime) September 17, 2016
Getting gas at 8:45 in the morning and there's a line out the parking lot and a news crew. Hah. I guess there's a gas shortage? Had no idea.— Branden Harvey (@BrandenHarvey) September 17, 2016
Line to get gas at Kroger in Franklin pic.twitter.com/7BIoqh9iav— Cody C. Engdahl (@WSMVCodyEngdahl) September 17, 2016
Colonial Pipeline unable to begin repairs on gas line rupture in Helena, AL due to unfavorable weather conditions and toxic fumes over area.— Morgan Freeman (@desperado2182) September 17, 2016