To cut waits and hoarding, New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New Jersey's Governor have announced rationing plans. Only one quarter of New York City's gas stations are open, according to Bloomberg. He calls the rationing plan 'practical and enforceable.'
Northeast storm, coming toward New York and New Jersey, will bring a 3-foot storm surge. The classic Northeast storm has already forced 360 flight cancellations by the airlines, and more are expected Wednesday.
Ask someone about the basic necessities of life, and few would mention gas, Rapier writes. But once you are forced to do without it, it becomes pretty clear that modern life for most Americans is utterly dependent upon gas.
The NBC benefit concert to help Sandy victims drew $22.9 million in donations for the American Red Cross. Benefit concert performers included Steven Tyler, Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera, and Mary J. Blige.