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User currently offlineILUV767 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 3142 posts, RR: 7
Posted (15 years 4 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1631 times:

Hi everyone,

I just watched channel 2 news, and they said that SFO may close tomorrow becasuse of a lack of fuel. This is casued because due to the stage three power alert in california. The reason is, is they are not allowed to pump the fuel from the refinery to the airport.

The good news is that fuel is being trucked in to the airport, so the chances of any big affects are decreasing.

I'm going to go and watch channel 4 news now, and see if i can get any more info for you.

I also want to point out that this is not a sick joke, and i'm not making this up.


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User currently offlineRayChuang From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 8364 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (15 years 4 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1610 times:

I saw that on the 'Net, too.

I think they're in the process of pumping the fuel from the refinery to SFO right now in the middle of the night when power usage is at its lowest for other users. This will ensure there will be enough JP-4 jet fuel at the SFO fuel farm to service all the planes at SFO for all of tomorrow.

User currently offlineSJC>SFO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (15 years 4 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 1600 times:

All these power problems. It seems to be affected all parts of our lives around here. This will inevitably put a stop to California's economic boom, and though remotely linked, airline expansion around here wont continue.

User currently offlineTrvlr From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 4430 posts, RR: 19
Reply 3, posted (15 years 4 months 2 weeks ago) and read 1574 times:

This seems very serious. I wonder how LAX, SAN, and SNA are doing?

SJC>SFO: What?? Well that's some kind of futurism. The power crisis will definitely put a dent into CA's short-term economic outlook, but it will by no means prevent California from staying the economic powerhouse that leads the entire western half of the USA.

Aaron G.

User currently offlineUAL-Fan From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 377 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (15 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1563 times:

Believe me, California's economy is larger than most other Nations and by far the largest in America. If CA is allowed to go down the toilet. It will take the rest of the country with it.

User currently offlineCAETravlr From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 922 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (15 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 1556 times:

All of the politicians in California like their jobs too much to let that happen. I am sure they were originally paid by the big utilities to let deregulation happen, but now they are seeing that maybe, just maybe they made a huge mistake. This is all conjecture on my part, but would not surprise me one bit.

A woman drove me to drink and I didn't have the decency to thank her. - W.C. Fields
User currently offlineToxtethogrady From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 1781 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (15 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1526 times:

As everyone knows, California electric utilities are being gouged by a Houston-based company known as Reliant Energy. Their refusal to sell natural gas to PG&E caused a brownout which shut down a pipeline owned by another Houston-based company, Kinder Morgan Energy, which serves SFO. Bet those two CEO's didn't sit next to each other at the Bush inaugural gala...

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