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Gov. Desantis declares State of Emergency over pipeline hack

Double Kwik gas station stores are limiting customers to $30 only for gas in Eastern Kentucky.
Double Kwik gas station stores are limiting customers to $30 only for gas in Eastern Kentucky.(Pexels)
Updated: May. 11, 2021 at 10:43 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - In response to the cyber-attack on a prominent East Coast fuel pipeline, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is joining several other state’s in issuing a State of Emergency.

Desantis issued the Executive Order Tuesday evening. Click here to read it in its entirety.

Earlier Tuesday, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed an executive order temporarily suspending the gas tax in the Peach State. And, similar to Florida, Kemp also announced the state will be increasing weight limits for trucks transporting fuel.

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