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Growing Gas Crisis In Southeastern United States

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Growing Gas Crisis In Southeastern United States

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Hurricanes Gustav and Ike ravaged the off-shore drilling stations in the Gulf of Mexico, seriously hurting pumping ability and supply networks. Consumers in some states are now facing general gasoline shortages and long lines at the pump.

Patrick Jonsson, the Atlanta Bureau Chief of the Christian Science Monitor, weighs in on the consequences of the decreasing supply.