Post-Sandy: Out of gas

Long lines form at gas stations in New Jersey and New York

By Prachi Gupta
November 2, 2012 9:04PM (UTC)
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For those who remember, the long lines at gas stations might strike up images of the Carter era; for everyone, the lines seem surreal, almost post-apocalyptic.

As much of the East Coast remains without power, gas stations are struggling to stay open and meet the increasing demands of customers several days after Hurricane Sandy hit.


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