Gas Prices Jump in Virginia, as Refineries Shut Down by Harvey

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The flooded Flint Hills Resources oil refinery near downtown Houston on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 (Credit: AP Photo / David J. Phillip)

Gas prices jumped 5 cents overnight in Virginia, and they’re expected to keep rising. That’s because flooding in Texas has caused officials to shut down a major pipeline running gas from the Gulf Coast, to the East Coast. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.


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