Posts Tagged Hurricane Harvey

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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Crews from Virginia Head Down to Texas for Flood Relief

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Conception Casa, center, and his friend Jose Martinez, right, check on Rhonda Worthington after her car became stuck in rising floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas. (Credit: AP Photo / LM Otero)

As Harvey brings unprecedented flooding in Texas, Virginians are part of relief efforts underway there. Crews from the state have been deployed to help search and rescue missions in Texas, as water level continue to rise. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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