Pipeline Operator Says ‘Normal Operations’ Have Resumed
The pipeline system delivers about 45% of the gasoline consumed on the East Coast.
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ATLANTA (AP) — The operator of the nation’s largest gasoline pipeline — hit earlier this week by a ransomware attack — announced Saturday it has resumed “normal operations,” delivering fuel to its markets, including a large swath of the East Coast. Georgia-based Colonial Pipeline had begun the process of restarting the pipeline’s operations on Wednesday evening, warning it could take several days for the supply chain to return to normal. “Since that time, we have…