Fuel shortages from Harvey to hamper Labor Day travel

NEW YORK, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Travelers and fuel suppliers across the United States braced for higher prices and shortages ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend as the country’s biggest fuel pipelines and refineries curb operations after Hurricane Harvey.

Just six days after Harvey slammed into the heart of the U.S. energy industry in Texas, the effects are being felt not just in Houston, but also in Chicago and New York, and prices at the pump nationwide have hit a high for the year.

Source: Fuel shortages from Harvey to hamper Labor Day travel

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