NEW YORK (AP) – The shutdown of the pipeline that carries gasoline and other fuel from Texas to the Northeast is continuing.
The Biden administration says an “all-hands-on-deck” effort is underway to restore operations and avoid disruptions due to the cyberattack that led to the shutdown.
As part of that effort, the Transportation Department is loosening regulations over the transport of petroleum products on highways.
Experts say gasoline prices are unlikely to be affected if the pipeline is back to normal in the next few days.
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