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Firefighters on the scene of a fuel tanker crash on Sunrise Highway in Bellmore, Dec. 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

2 Hurt After Tanker Truck Overturns, Bursts Into Flames In Bellmore

Police said the truck was carrying 12,000 gallons of fuel when it slammed into the back of a car that was stopped at a red light.

12/18/2013

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Summer Gas Price Spike Could Be Rippling Through The Rest Of The Economy

The summer spike in gas prices has drivers feeling the pain at the pump, but that financial stress could be rippling through the rest of the economy as well.

07/25/2013

A Hess gas station employee directs gas lines on Rte 110 in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 3, 2012 in Farmingdale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Federal Sandy Aid To Cover Backup Generators At Some New York Gas Stations

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced federal relief money will help gas stations pay for electrical wiring to use generators that would keep gas flowing during power outages.

06/03/2013

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Drivers On Long Island Change Habits To Keep Up With Rising Gas Costs

The average price for a gallon of gas has jumped twenty-seven cents since Christmas and has hit a season high. Families are running fewer errands and spending more time shopping at malls, trying to get necessities from several stores at once.

02/18/2013

Gas Station Line

Long Lines And Short Tempers Persist At Gas Stations As Fuel Shortage Continues

Fuel delivery and distribution problems caused by Sandy have been easing and more gas is on its way into the area, according to the governor.

CBS New York–11/04/2012

Gov. Chris Christie

Christie: N.J. Is Working Hard To Restore Power To All

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Sunday afternoon that he was working hard to get power back to everyone in the state as soon as possible, and that the state was preparing for a Nor’easter coming later in the week, even though it would “obviously be a huge pain.”

CBS New York–11/04/2012

East New York Gas Line

Patience Wears Thin For Some New York Area Residents As Power Returns For Others

More New Yorkers awoke Saturday to power being restored for the first time since Superstorm Sandy pummeled the region, but patience was wearing thin among those who have been without power for most of the week.

11/03/2012

Cars wait in line for fuel at a Gulf gas station on November 1, 2012 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Drivers Waiting For 6 Hours At Midtown Gas Station

Speaking at a news conference, Gov. Cuomo acknowledged there is a shortage of fuel, but said “there is no reason to panic.”
Try telling that to drivers at the Hess station at 44th Street and 10th Ave.

11/02/2012

East Coast Begins To Clean Up And Assess Damage From Hurricane Sandy

Troopers Deployed To N.J. Gas Stations As Frustration, Massive Lines Form At The Pump

Filling up the tank has been a nightmare for area drivers since the storm hit. Overnight and into Thursday morning, drivers looking for fuel were met with incredibly long lines at the gas pump.

11/01/2012

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New Fuel Economy Measures Likely To Mean More Expensive Cars

Like it or not, the government’s upcoming fuel economy standards plans have been formally revealed.

11/18/2011

Air Conditioner (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Gaps Around Air Conditioners In NYC Buildings Are Costly

A new study said that poorly fitted air conditioning units cost New York City buildings millions of dollars a year in extra fuel consumption. The study by the Urban Green Council was set to be released Thursday.

04/14/2011

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L.I. Residents Will Have To Wait For Gas Prices Relief

Drivers in parts of Long Island will have to wait for a break from rising gas prices because of a communications error.

03/03/2011

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Suffolk County To Cap Gas Sales Tax

The legislation was signed back in August, months before unrest overseas pushed the average price of gas on Long Island to nearly $3.60 a gallon.

03/01/2011

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Good News For Heating Bills – Warmer Winter Ahead

Most U.S. homeowners should get some relief on their heating bills this winter.

10/13/2010