RALEIGH After a Colonial Pipeline spill in Alabama last week, worries mounted that the resulting closure of the gasoline conduit would cause gasoline shortages and price hikes. The pipeline stretches from Houston to New York, passing through and serving North Carolina along the way, and provides nearly 1.3 million barrels of gasoline.While the pipeline operator is working around the clock to get back online, and diverting flows to a secondary pipeline usually used to ship diesel fuel, Gov. Pat McCrory has issued an executive order that instructs the N.C. Department of Transportation and N.C. Department of Public Safety to waive the maximum hours of service for truck drivers transporting essential fuels for a period of 30 days.The September 9 pipeline spill occurred in Shelby, Alabama, cause supply disruptions to the North East.
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian police stopped two U.S. Olympic swimmers from boarding a flight home Wednesday to question them about how they and two teammates were robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro over […]
RALEIGH Gov. Roy Cooper has used his veto pen once again, this time to undo legislation limiting the amount of damages that can be awarded in certain nuisance claims.”The agriculture and forestry industries are […]
CHICAGO — At Wrigley Field, misters in the back of the bleachers tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on […]