Top News & Analysis North Carolina

  • A QuikTrip spokesman says 21 of the 37 stores in the Charlotte, North Carolina area were out of unleaded gas Monday afternoon. Chuck Barton said that in metro Atlanta, more than 60 of the 131 QuikTrip stores were also out of unleaded gas Monday afternoon. Gas shortages across the South are blamed on a pipeline rupture near Helena, Alabama.

  • LOS ANGELES/ WASHINGTON, Sept 19- The 27 states challenging Obama's Clean Power Plan in court say the lower emissions levels it would impose are an undue burden. Already, Arkansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma and South Dakota appear to be meeting the CPP's early targets. Cynthia Coffman, attorney general of Colorado, said her state's likely ability to comply with the...

  • The shortage is blamed on a pipeline rupture and leak of at least 252,000 gallons of gas in Alabama. Colonial Pipeline said supplies have either been delivered or are on their way to locations in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Alpharetta, Georgia- based Colonial has acknowledged that between 252,000 gallons and 336,000 gallons...

  • Sept 18- Retail gasoline prices surged due to continuing problems with Colonial Pipeline Co's gasoline line that carries fuel to the U.S. East Coast, as the company started to construct a bypass line around the leak. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Georgia rose to $2.26 as of Sunday morning, according motorists' advocacy group AAA, up more than...

  • Sept 18- Retail gasoline prices surged due to continuing problems with Colonial Pipeline Co's gasoline line that carries fuel to the U.S. East Coast, as the company started to construct a bypass line around the leak. The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Georgia rose to $2.26 as of Sunday morning, according motorists' advocacy group AAA, up more than...

  • The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Georgia rose to $2.26 as of Sunday morning, according motorists' advocacy group AAA, up more than six cents overnight and more than 15 cents in a week. Prices were up 4 cents in North Carolina to $2.136 and 4 cents in South Carolina to $2.011. Colonial shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf...

  • LOS ANGELES/ WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The 27 states challenging Obama's Clean Power Plan in court say the lower emissions levels it would impose are an undue burden. Already, Arkansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma and South Dakota appear to be meeting the CPP's early targets. Cynthia Coffman, attorney general of Colorado, said her state's likely ability to comply with the...

  • Colonial shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf Coast to the East Coast on Sept. 9 after a leak was discovered in Shelby County, Alabama. Meanwhile, retail prices continued to spike on Saturday, according to motorists' advocacy group AAA, and states, including Tennessee and North Carolina, joined others in temporarily waiving rules...

  • Colonial, the largest U.S. refined products pipeline system, last Friday shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf Coast refining hub to the East Coast, after the leak was discovered in Shelby County, Alabama. Greg Robinson, the head of Alabama's Emergency Management Agency, said on Friday Colonial told him it hoped to get the pipeline up...

  • Colonial, the largest U.S. refined products pipeline system, last Friday shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf Coast refining hub to the East Coast, after the leak was discovered in Shelby County, Alabama. Greg Robinson, the head of Alabama's Emergency Management Agency, said on Friday Colonial told him it hoped to get the pipeline up...

  • *Wall Street weighed down by bank, energy stocks. NEW YORK, Sept 16- The possibility of a $14 billion fine for Deutsche Bank and a slide in oil prices hit financials and energy stocks on Friday, leading major global stock indexes lower. Stocks fell as investors dumped shares of banks in North America and Europe after the U.S. Department of Justice proposed Deutsche...

  • Colonial, the largest U.S. refined products pipeline system, last Friday shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf Coast refining hub to the East Coast, after the leak was discovered in Shelby County, Alabama. Greg Robinson, the head of Alabama's Emergency Management Agency, said on Friday Colonial told him it hoped to get the pipeline up...

  • *Deutsche Bank, Goldman, JPMorgan shares close lower. Sept 16- U.S. stocks fell on Friday as the possibility of a $14 billion fine against Deutsche Bank weighed on big banks and investors wrestled with lingering uncertainty about when the U.S. The settlement proposal, made during negotiations between the U.S. Department of Justice and Deutsche Bank over claims...

  • *Deutsche fine risk weighs on bank stocks. Sept 16- U.S. stocks fell on Friday as the possibility of a $14 billion fine against Deutsche Bank weighed on big banks and investors wrestled with lingering uncertainty about when the U.S. The settlement proposal, made during negotiations between the U.S. Department of Justice and Deutsche Bank over claims that the...

  • ATLANTA— The governors of three Southern states are lifting restrictions on the number of hours that truck drivers delivering fuel can work, hoping to prevent shortages in both states after the shutdown of a pipeline that spilled at least 252,000 gallons of gasoline in rural Alabama. The pipeline runs from Texas to New Jersey, supplying fuel to states in the...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- Gasoline futures have soared and prices at the pump in certain states have started to spike due to an ongoing partial shutdown of Colonial Pipeline, the vital artery bringing gasoline and other products to the U.S. East Coast. Specifically, traders and analysts say the six states most likely to be affected are Georgia, Virginia, South Carolina,...

  • DALLAS— Motorists in the Southeast and East could pay more for gasoline in coming days because of the shutdown of a leaking pipeline in Alabama. It is one of two major pipelines that connect more than two dozen refineries in Texas and Louisiana with cities in the East, from Atlanta to New York. Colonial said that supply disruptions would be felt first in Georgia,...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Residents near two former suburban Navy bases are suing producers of firefighting foam once used there, claiming they contaminated the drinking water. New York law firm Weitz& Luxenberg filed the federal lawsuit Thursday in Philadelphia on behalf of seven people who lived near the Willow Grove Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base and the Naval...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- Gasoline futures have soared and prices at the pump in certain states have started to spike as a result of an ongoing shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, the key artery bringing gasoline and other products to the U.S. East Coast. Specifically, traders and analysts say the six states that are most likely to be affected are Georgia, Virginia, South...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- Gasoline futures have soared and prices at the pump in certain states have started to spike as a result of an ongoing shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, the key artery bringing gasoline and other products to the U.S. East Coast. Retail prices in Georgia and Tennessee were also higher, with regular gasoline rising to $2.136 a gallon on Friday from...