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Gas contamination

Georgia officials say there are reports of gas shortages throughout the state.
Rori-Tai Williams / WABE

State officials have shut down fuel pumps at more than 20 gas stations around the state, including some in metro Atlanta, after inspectors found water contamination in the fuel after Tropical Storm Irma.

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Richard Lewis, director of the state fuel and measures division at the Georgia Department of Agriculture, said inspectors are forgoing regular duties to do random inspections for water contamination.