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He says people in mile long lines waiting hours for gas for their cars in the generators in particular.
So why is this happening and -- that heck of relief coming.
Joining us now -- -- about president of live out I'll associates and eat the big question that it people like myself from New Jersey had fuel from New York.
What the heck is it gonna get any better because -- -- feel if you live in a Third World country.
Well it's starting to get better as we speak especially on Long Island it's hard to tell -- we have a number of terminals open in Brooklyn and and would.
They're gonna be receiving resupply later this afternoon.
The biggest bottleneck in the system as the tunnels and Linden New Jersey.
Which are really shut down due to lack of power can't receive from the pipeline can't -- delivered to the other terminals in that region.
You know I mean we knew the storm was coming com was saying everything well in advance I should say was anything they could've been done.
To try and relieve some of these situations aware of seeing now or is this just something that you can't stop mother nature and you just have to deal with -- Well the things that were done was pre positioning generators to get those to the terminal to get those up and running.
But that thing that was on -- seeing what the significant amount of flooding.
That hit the terminals in New Jersey Staten Island -- -- boy.
And the sheer amount of a clean up that has to be done whether it's the mud or the salt water hitting the motors of the palms there's really little that could have been done about that.
OK so what's the answer going forward -- what are we learned from this.
Do we learn that maybe we need to be allowed us you know transporting cross border what what can be done to prevent this in the future.
Well I don't think there's a much that can be done about the storm surge but we do have adequate gasoline supplies they're building in the Philadelphia area we're trucking that into.
The middle of New Jersey you want to keep inventories higher.
The other thing is in Houston we do have a lot of generators at the service station sites.
To get them up and running immediately after a storm and they do have gasoline in their tanks are you pre position yourself.
Lies maybe we can learn from that Andy -- out of -- -- oil associates thank you sir for being on us yet.