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AP PHOTOS: Long gas lines after destructive Sandy

New Jersey state troopers keep order as motorist line up to purchase gasoline at the Thomas A. Edison service area on the New Jersey Turnpike Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, near Woodbridge, N.J., before a noon switch to a gas rationing system in 12 counties ordered by Gov. Chris Christie. Drivers with license plates ending in an even number will be allowed to buy gas on even-numbered days, and those with plates ending in an odd number can make gas purchases on odd-numbered days. Christie says it will help ease fuel shortages and extended lines for gasoline that have occurred since Superstorm Sandy decimated the coast. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

New Jersey state troopers keep order as motorist line up to purchase gasoline at the Thomas A. Edison service area on the New Jersey Turnpike Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, near Woodbridge, N.J., before a noon switch to a gas rationing system in 12 counties ordered by Gov. Chris Christie. Drivers with license plates ending in an even number will be allowed to buy gas on even-numbered days, and those with plates ending in an odd number can make gas purchases on odd-numbered days. Christie says it will help ease fuel shortages and extended lines for gasoline that have occurred since Superstorm Sandy decimated the coast. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Edison Police Officer Charle Crincoli informs a motorist that they can’t get gas today, as they wait in long lines at the Tiger Mart Exxon on Route 1 and Parsonage Road in Edison, N.J., Saturday, Nov 3, 2012. Due to gas shortages caused by the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, the state is rationing gas and has started an odd/even system. Today was an odd day so motorist with an odd number ending on their license plate were only the one allowed to get gas. This motorist had an even number ending on their plate and was turned away. (AP Photo/The Star-Ledger, Saed Hindash, Pool)

People in cars and on foot line up for free gas in the Jamaica neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Trucks provided by the U.S. Department of Defense at the direction of President Barack Obama at this site and others were deployed in coordination with the New York National Guard at the direction of the governor. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Jose Gil, 27, of Hell’s Kitchen, shows his gasoline containers before lining up for fuel at a gas station on 10th Avenue in New York on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012. Damage from Superstorm Sandy prevented fuel shipments throughout the metropolitan area for days, leading to shortages and long lines expected to continue into the weekend. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Jessica Martin, 28, center, of New York, the first person in line, talks to Maria Degano, of New York, behind fence, as they and others line up for free gas in the Jamaica neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. Trucks are being provided by the U.S. Department of Defense at the direction of President Barack Obama and are being deployed in coordination with the New York National Guard at the direction of the governor. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)