The Environmental Protection Agency issued a weeklong emergency fuel regulatory waiver today as gas demand spiked in East Coast states served by the Colonial Pipeline artery shut down after a ransomware attack as the company said it is “executing a plan that involves an incremental process that will facilitate a return to service in a phased approach.”
Colonial Pipeline reported Saturday that it had been the victim of a cyber attack on Friday. “In response, we proactively took certain systems offline to contain the threat, which has temporarily halted all pipeline operations, and affected some of our IT systems,” the company said, which is now using FireEye to investigate the incident.
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