Gas Stations

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NYC Motorists Fill Up Ahead Of Potentially Historic Snowstorm

There were anxious faces at the Mobile gas station on Eleventh Avenue as people looked to fill up in case stations run out of fuel.

01/26/2015

White Plains Gas Station Rescue

Fire Suppression System Requirement At Gas Stations Could Soon Be Lifted For N.Y. State

Motorists who pull into gas stations likely don’t notice the fire suppression systems embedded in overhead canopies, but for decades, New York state has required them. But the state’s Code Council could soon lift the requirement.

01/21/2015

Pumps were stolen from this out-of-business gas station in Westbury, Long Island, along with others in Islip Terrace and Hauppauge. (Credit: CBS2)

Pumps Stolen From 3 Out-Of-Business Gas Stations On Long Island

Police on Monday were trying to find the thieves who stole seven gas pumps from several shuttered service stations on Long Island.

01/19/2015

A Lukoil gas station (credit: CBS 2)

Fueling Up Is Getting Harder As Gas Stations Close Across U.S.

More than 100 years after America’s first retail gasoline station opened, the National Petroleum News reports that America’s 160,000 gas stations are slowly receding from the landscape.

10/21/2014

Authorities are warning the public about 'sliding,' in which thieves target drivers getting gas and steal items from their cars. (Credit: Live Leak/CBS 2)

Pilfered At The Pump: Cops Say Thieves Are Targeting Motorists With New ‘Sliding’ Robberies

Thieves have been targeting drivers while they’re pumping gas, it’s a new crime of opportunity that takes only seconds.

07/16/2014

Kenny Frias, Jeanessa Torres

Prosecutors: N.J. Man Skimmed Credit Card Info, Used It To Buy Alcohol For His Nightclub

As drivers fill up for the big holiday weekend, police in New Jersey have issued a warning about credit card skimming at gas stations.

05/23/2014

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Union County Officials To Crack Down On Price-Gouging Gas Stations This Memorial Day Weekend

Officials in Union County, N.J. are on the lookout for price gouging as Memorial Day weekend gets underway Friday.

05/22/2014

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Hotels, Gas Station Settle With N.J. Over Price-Gouging Allegations

New Jersey state officials said Monday that settlements have been reached with two hotels and a gas station accused of price gouging following Superstorm Sandy.

05/12/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, announces a new law requiring backup generators at many gas stations on Oct. 29, 2013, in Port Jefferson Station, N.Y. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

New York Gas Stations Won’t Be Powerless In Future Storms

Gas stations on or near main highways or expressways will be required to have transfer switches so that generator power can be used.

10/29/2013

Generators in use after Sandy (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

N.J. Town, Businesses Locked In Power Struggle Over Mandatory Generators

A New Jersey town wants to make sure all of its essential businesses are equipped with emergency generators to prevent the chaos that occurred after Superstorm Sandy.

09/23/2013

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

Gas Pump (file / credit: clipart.com)

New Jersey Gas Stations Sued For Selling Aviation Fuel As Gasoline

The stations are located in North Plainfield, Trenton, Manasquan, Lawrenceville and Scotch Plains. The lawsuit announced Tuesday also names their parent company, a fuel distributor and fuel transporter.

05/28/2013

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

State Budget Provides Grants To Gas Stations In The Event Of A Superstorm

The New York state budget will give grants to gas stations for generators so that if another superstorm like Sandy hits, there will not be interminable lines at gas stations.

03/23/2013

Patrons wait in line to get their gas containers filled on November 2, 2012. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

12 More NY Gas Stations Being Investigated For Alleged Price Gouging

The gas stations involved in this latest probe include four on Long Island, six in New York City and two in Westchester County.

11/29/2012

Gas Station Line

New York City Gas Rationing Comes To An End

Gas rationing was over in New York City Saturday, after Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed an order allowing the post-Superstorm Sandy restriction to expire.

11/24/2012

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