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Florida Officials Issue Warning Over ‘Potentially Widespread Fuel Contamination’ Ahead Of Storm Idalia’s Arrival

Posted on AllSides August 28th, 2023
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Florida officials warned residents about a “potentially widespread fuel contamination” ahead of Tropical Storm Idalia’s arrival.

Drivers who may have purchased gas after 10:00 a.m. on Saturday at gas stations that receive fuel from Citgo through the Port of Tampa have an increased “likelihood” of their fuel being contaminated, according to a press release from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS).

“The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has identified a potentially widespread fuel contamination caused by human error at the Port of Tampa,” the FDACS...

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