Topics: Hurricane

Hurricane Update: Outer Bands Reach Florida, East Coast Disaster Preparations Under Way

Hurricane Update: Outer Bands Reach Florida, East Coast Disaster Preparations Under Way

Hurricane Dorian continues to move north, with its outer bands hitting the Coast of Florida. The city of Charleston, S.C., is the latest to be ordered to evacuate. More

Hurricane Michael Preparations Continue as Landfall Approaches

Hurricane Michael is scheduled to make landfall today in the Florida panhandle as a category 4 hurricane. Nineteen percent of oil production in the Gulf of Mexico has been halted in preparation for Hurricane Michael, according to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). More

NATSO Hurricane Harvey Update

Federal agencies have continued to waive fuel and trucking restrictions in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. NATSO has been in close contact with EPA officials and has been aggressively pushing for fuel waivers to enable product to get to where it is needed. NATSO is also working with the Department of Homeland Security in pursuit of a Jones Act waiver to allow foreign-flagged vessels to carry cargo between U.S. ports. This would also help enable product to get to where it is needed. More

Southeast States Declare Emergencies in Advance of Hurricane, Suspending Driver HOS Rules, Triggering Price Gouging Laws

The governors of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina have declared states of emergencies in preparation for Hurricane Matthew, which is expected to hit the east coast of Florida on Friday. More

States Declare Emergencies in Advance of Karen

Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida governors have declared states of emergencies in preparation for Tropical Storm Karen, expected to make landfall between southeastern Louisiana and the Florida Panhandle on Saturday night or Sunday morning. More

NATSO Webinar: Emergency Preparation and Recovery

Join NATSO’s free webinar to learn the numerous ways you can and should prepare foremergencies. More

Childers Oil Company Delivers Bottled Water to Hurricane Sandy Victims

Childers Oil Company with assistance from Lucas Oil, AMBEST, Inc. and The Salvation Army, delivered two tractor-trailer loads of bottled water to Hurricane Sandy victims recently. More

Fuel Supply Improves in New York and New Jersey

Fuel supplies in New York and New Jersey are slowly returning to normal after Hurricane Sandy, and officials are continuing to take action to reduce shortages that still remain in some areas. In New York City and Long Island, authorities announced gas rationing systems that started on Nov. 9. More

DOT Team to Expedite Fuel Deliveries in Hurricane Region

FMCSA has created an Interstate Petroleum Transport Team to streamline state regulations and ensure the fastest and most efficient movement of fuel. More

EPA Issues Second ULSD Waiver for New Jersey

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a second diesel sulfur waiver for the state of New Jersey. More

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