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So here with the very latest on the gas shortage is now result bottom he's executive director of New Jersey gasoline convenience automotive association which represents a thousand gas stations in this state south.
-- you so much for joining us that you're on the phone we appreciate you taking time away from everything you have to do right now.
-- prizes of the situation you know I would tell you that Governor Cuomo is saying now.
That he thinks the shortages in the state will begin to ease that tankers are making their way into the harbor.
-- he says quote millions of gallons are now through the harbor and going into the distribution network.
Do you take heart -- this is this gonna solve the problem.
And that's not a completely solve the problem it certainly is good news.
But there is still going to be difficult be the most power can be restored.
Did did to the distribution.
Sanders where the trucks are loaded.
If they don't have power of the trucks can't be loaded.
And further down the line once the trucks.
-- I understand exactly what the problem is here is that all of this industry -- time we're looking at gas stations right now that obviously have electricity.
But don't have enough product and keep running out what is stopping them specifically go through the chain of events.
What is stopping them from getting the gasoline where these distribution centers that you're talking about how many are there.
And how many of them have power.
All of the distribution -- -- gain.
Carter red perfect employee C Warren -- of everything serviced by -- a little -- in Newark seaports.
Are affected so there's virtually no distribution.
Coming out of the north -- Those places don't have power is what you're saying.
It's a combination of no power and also.
These facilities have been affected by this surge.
So they need power and he turned back on have you talked to who you know the power authorities in the area or mean do they know that there the cause of all these long gas lines and then also I understand that some -- water damage -- well how do you fix that no one does that take.
Well I have spoken to solve one of the power companies and that's public service electric and gas.
And -- -- not as it relates to the distribution.
The power of the distribution centers however public service electric and gas.
Last night contacted me.
We are getting them lists of our members that had gasoline in the ground.
But aren't able to -- -- because they don't have power.
They have promised to prioritize.
Gaining power to those locations.
I have spoken to people -- The governor's.
Regional operations center and -- then.
And they eat at this morning have also asked for that list.
The governor you know we have a very.
-- strong governor who gets things right -- -- -- head is determined.
I know he's determined in the meantime -- is it possible to ship gas in from further -- seems like that's the next solution would be to send tankers.
To somewhere where there is power and even -- would be a longer distance and bring gas in.
Well that is being done but you have to understand that.
The length of time that it takes to make a delivery.
When it's coming from out of state or even south Jersey.
Which does not have the same difficulties that north Jersey does break back to -- tank truck that would make.
Three -- -- deliveries in in in -- date can now only make one.
-- it's bad it's better than nothing and obviously we're really desperate up here and in you know maybe that's faster than try to get the power turned on which has become a struggle for every what Salinger we're gonna check back from.
In with you later thank you so much.
Up for doing this and helping us trying to sort out this problem we appreciate your time.