Nassau County Police control access to an Exxon station in Elmont, N.Y., on Nov. 8, 2012. Fuel shortages and distribution delays that occurred after Superstorm Sandy and a nor'easter hit the region led to gas hoarding, prompting New York City and Long Island to initiate an even-odd gas rationing plan. (Associated Press)

Photo by: Mark Lennihan

Nassau County Police control access to an Exxon station in Elmont, N.Y., on Nov. 8, 2012. Fuel shortages and distribution delays that occurred after Superstorm Sandy and a nor'easter hit the region led to gas hoarding, prompting New York City and Long Island to initiate an even-odd gas rationing plan. (Associated Press)