Nation's Fastest Growing Region Trips Up On Gasoline Shortage

The shutdown of one of the two pipelines delivering gas to the Phoenix Valley exposes a major infrastructure vulnerability.
August 26, 2003, 11am PDT | Ambar Mukherjee
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"'It's unacceptable,' said Marc Spitzer, chairman of the Arizona Corporation Commission and a former state senator. 'Things will go wrong, things will break down; it's the law of entropy. And you don't want to be at the mercy of somebody else. We need to decide whether we want refineries, and if we don't, we have to build more pipelines. Instead of crying over it, let's start doing it.'"

Thanks to Ambar Mukherjee

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Published on Sunday, August 24, 2003 in The Arizona Republic
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