Colonial Pipeline restored. Experts warn against panic buying of gas

Will the price of gas continue to rise, and will it impact Memorial Day plans?

The Colonial Pipeline is back up and running following a ransomware attack that led to a shutdown of the major fuel artery. But it’s going to take time for gas supplies to return to normal.

Panic buying of gas started almost immediately in the Southeast and gas prices across New Jersey are going up. Federal officials are urging people not to fill tanks if they don’t need to while warning gas stations against price gouging. What could be the impact as families start planning for Memorial Day and summer travel?

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