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Cuomo seeks to avoid repeat of horrific post-Sandy gas lines

Posted at 12:52 PM, Feb 21, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-21 12:52:48-05

In the event of another major power outage like after Superstorm Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo revealed a plan to avoid long lines at gas stations.

He wants one-third of the gas stations to pre-wire for backup generators,

So their pumps will stay operational, even during a power outage.

The federal government would pick up most of the cost.  A decision will be made before April.