David Kahana, who said he had been sitting on line for one hour and 40 minutes, waits in line to purchase gasoline in the Brooklyn borough of New York 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: Kathy Willens

David Kahana, who said he had been sitting on line for one hour and 40 minutes, waits in line to purchase gasoline in the Brooklyn borough of New York 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)