Gas shortage atlanta

Gas shortage atlanta

Gas shortage atlanta

Hospitality industry experts across the country are scrambling to gauge the impact of the recent gas crisis in Atlanta. And no surprise, many hotels, restaurants, and other short-term lodging businesses are now competing for fewer customers in these tough economic times.


The Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency tweeted that residents can report possible price gouging by calling 404-651-8600 or 1-800-869-1123 (toll-free in Georgia, outside of the metro Atlanta calling area). Representatives will be available from Monday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., & Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“It is true that if the pipeline remains out of service into the early part of next week, roughly Tuesday or so, that some gas stations may run low on gasoline,” De Haan told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Tank farms that take the gasoline from the pipeline are likely starting to see supply run low, so it is vital that motorists do not overwhelm the system by filling their tanks.” (Source: www.forbes.com)


Supply has been gradually improving since last Thursday, when 73% of gas stations in the metro area were without fuel after the May 7 shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, according to GasBuddy spokeswoman Allison Mac.

Gas was easier to find outside metro Atlanta. In the Augusta area, 33% of stations were without fuel Wednesday, and 17% in Macon, Mac said. South Carolina had 38% without fuel, while Florida had 14% of stations out of gas. (Source: www.ajc.com)

Related Articles