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Police On Loudspeakers At Gas Stations In New Jersey

Daniel Goodman

Sent in from David McPhedran, this picture shows gas barges lined up on the Hudson River from 70th St. heading south. 

While parts of New Jersey and New York are starting to return to normal, gas lines remain extremely long as many places face shortages and rationing

It looks like gas is on its way, but shortages and rationing are still planned for days to come. 

This morning in New Jersey we saw mile long gas lines and people we spoke to were thinking very seriously before driving anywhere. 

Many were using gas cans to get smaller amounts for generators and also cars in order to avoid the huge lines.

Governor Christie has signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency and gas rations in 12 New Jersey counties.

License plates with an odd last digit can get gas on odd numbered days and plates with a last even digit can fill up on even numbered days.

For the purposes of the ration, zero is considered even. 

UPDATE: Police are on hand at many gas stations and the situation is tense.

From Jack Lind, police are on loudspeakers in Ocean Township warning people online to stay orderly.


 We will continue to keep you updated on the gas situation in New Jersey.

If you have pictures or stories about gas shortages or recovery issues please email: dgoodman@businessinsider.com  

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