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U.S. Senator Bill Nelson filed the legislation on Thursday and also sent a letter to the Department of Energy requesting the department moves forward to approve the reserves.
The legislation would create a Florida Gasoline Supply Reserve. Nelson said, “when a major storm is heading towards our state, we have to make sure people have access to the gas they need to get out of harm’s way. A Florida gas reserve would not only help prevent some of the gas shortages we saw ahead of Hurricane Irma, but would also help ensure that our first responders have the fuel they need to help people during and after the storm.”
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