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AAA: Motorists to see relief with restart of Colonial Pipeline, State Fire Marshall offers safety tips

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Motorists in Maryland can expect to see fuel flowing at local pumps in the coming days, AAA said on Thursday. On Wednesday evening, the Colonial Pipeline announced the restart of pipeline operations. While it will take several days for operations to get back to normal, this news will help to ease the supply strain seen on the East Coast. …


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Colonial Pipeline initiates restart of operations

NOTTINGHAM, MD–Colonial Pipeline Company initiated a restart of pipeline operations on Wednesday after being shut down for six days due to a ransomware attack. The company has issued the following statement: Colonial Pipeline initiated the restart of pipeline operations today at approximately 5 p.m. ET. Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to …


Governor Hogan authorizes emergency measures to address Colonial Pipeline incident, gas shortages

UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline has initiated a restart of pipeline operations. Original story below… ——— BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday authorized Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Greg Slater to take emergency measures to respond to the Colonial Pipeline incident and ensure continuity of fuel supply throughout the state. “The emergency actions that we are taking will provide the state the …

GasBuddy: 9% of Maryland gas stations without fuel

UPDATE 2: Colonial Pipeline has initiated a restart of pipeline operations. UPDATE: Governor Larry Hogan has authorized emergency measures to address the Colonial Pipeline incident. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The effects of the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack are beginning to be felt in Maryland. GasBuddy reports that, as of Wednesday afternoon, 9% of gas stations in the state are …

EPA waives volatility requirements in Maryland in response to Colonial Pipeline ransomware hack, shutdown

UPDATE: Some gas stations in southern Maryland and a few stations in the Pikesville area of Baltimore County are now out of gas. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Environmental Protection Agency is temporarily lifting some environmental restrictions as a ransomware attack threatens the gasoline supply chain in the southeastern U.S. The EPA said it was waiving volatility requirements governing …

Parkville High School students to participate in Cybersecurity Project Symposium

PARKVILLE, MD—Five Baltimore County high schools will partner with Cisco Systems Networking Company to host a Virtual Cisco Cybersecurity Project Symposium on Wednesday, May 5. The participating high schools — Eastern Technical, New Town, Parkville, Sollers Point, and Western School of Technology – all offer Cisco-IT Networking completer programs. “This is our inaugural systemwide cybersecurity symposium,” said Howard L. Jackson, …