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North Carolina in fuel supply crisis mode after hackers shut down crucial pipeline by Kenneth Garger

Cyberattack shuts down major U.S. fuel pipeline network

A major U.S. fuel pipeline operator was forced to shut down its entire network after a cyberattack that the company says was caused by ransomware. Christina Ruffini has more.

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency on Monday to help ensure the state maintains a sufficient fuel supply amid the ongoing Colonial Pipeline shutdown, a report said.

The order intends to provide adequate fuel to state drivers by temporarily suspending motor vehicle fuel regulations, WLOS reported.

“Today’s emergency declaration will help North Carolina prepare for any potential motor vehicle fuel supply interruptions across the state and ensure motorists are able to have access to fuel,” Cooper said in a release, the report said. To read more go to the link below:

https://nypost.com/2021/05/10/nc-declares-state-of-emergency-amid-colonial-pipeline-shutdown/

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