Pipeline Supplying Gas To DC And NY Shuts Down Amid Flooding From Harvey

A gas pipeline supplying parts of New York and Washington, D.C. with energy is shutting down as refineries in the Gulf of Mexico go offline amid flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey. The Colonial Pipeline, which stretches up and down the northeast coast, supplies about 100 million gallons of refined gas a day to New York City… Please follow and like us:

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Harvey has knocked out a significant portion of the nation’s oil refining capacity

The nation’s biggest oil refinery shut down Wednesday morning as Tropical Storm Harvey continued to hammer the core of the U.S. industry that turns crude oil into gasoline. The Motiva refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, began a “controlled shutdown” at 5 a.m. Wednesday, joining more than a dozen other facilities in Corpus Christi, Beaumont and other… Please follow and like us:

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Pentagon says up to 30,000 National Guard troops prepared to assist in response to Harvey

WASHINGTON — Pentagon officials said Tuesday that National Guard assets are at full readiness to assist in the unfolding disaster in Texas wrought by Tropical Storm Harvey. Maj. Gen. James C. Witham, director of domestic operations for the National Guard, told Pentagon reporters that up to 30,000 guardsmen as well as a U.S. naval amphibious assault… Please follow and like us:

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