TV News LIES

Friday, Jul 03rd

Last update06:03:01 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) New York Mayor Bloomberg imposes post-Sandy fuel ration

New York Mayor Bloomberg imposes post-Sandy fuel ration

E-mail Print PDF

NYC gasoline rationingNew York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has ordered licence plate-based petrol rationing, 10 days after Storm Sandy ravaged the city. Fuel shortages since the storm hit have led to hours-long waiting times at pumps, and traffic chaos for commuters struggling to get to work.

Similar measures were introduced in New Jersey on Saturday and will also be enforced in New York's Long Island. Only 25% of the city's petrol stations are operating, Mr Bloomberg added.

Under the rationing system, cars with licence plates ending in odd numbers will be allowed to buy fuel only on odd-numbered days of the month; cars with even numbers at the end of their licence plates will be allowed to buy petrol on even-numbered days.

The rule will come into effect at 06:00 EDT (11:00 GMT) on Friday, the mayor announced.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Ford recalls 432,000 North American vehicles over software bug

Ford recallsFord Motor Company on Thursday announced the recall of more than 430,000 vehicles in North America...

Surveillance shows fired NOPD officer striking 16-year-old inmate with shackles

New Orleans cop beat teenA teenage girl struck by a shackle-wielding New Orleans police officer told authorities last year that...

Four accused in slave-labor trafficking ring on Ohio egg farm

Ohio slave traffickingFour people were indicted Thursday in a slave-labor ring that smuggled Guatemalan teens and adults into...

Judge blocks new Florida law that delays abortions 1 day

Pro choiceA Florida judge is blocking a new state law that requires women to wait 24 hours...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!