Live and learn. New York Governor Cuomo has proposed an important emergency backup power law for gas stations: all gas stations within a half mile of a highway exit and hurricane evacuation routes mandatorily must have a pre-wire for back up generators for power. In addition, they have to install an electric power generator within 24 hours of a blackout.
Under the proposed legislation, gas station owners don’t have to sweat it. The stations can get up to a $10,000 grant to install the generators. But watch out: those that don’t comply face a $2,000 per day penalty until they comply.
Long Island gas stations will be the ones mostly affected as well as others in Central New York.
A few folks, such as New York gas station owner, Douglas Daniel have concerns with the plan and says that it needs more work.
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