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Cooper Signs Executive Orders In Anticipation of Gas Shortages


August 31, 2017

In anticipation of gasoline shortages caused by Hurricane Harvey, Gov. Roy Cooper issued executive orders Thursday that will help maintain gasoline supplies for North Carolina.

“Hurricane Harvey’s damage to refineries in Texas and Louisiana could ripple throughout the southeast, causing gasoline shortages and rising prices,” Cooper said. “I’m taking action to make it easier to get gasoline into our state so North Carolinians who need gas can get it.”

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