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Is your backup generator at risk of failure?

Published Jul 29, 2020

Data center operators may not be aware that the reliability of diesel generators may be compromised by a phenomenon called microbial contamination.

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Customers experiencing issues after purchasing “bad gas” at Stillwater Kum & Go

Published Jul 16, 2020

STILLWATER, Okla. (KFOR) – Several customers experienced issues with their cars after purchasing gas at the Stillwater Kum & Go on Sunday morning.

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Some motorists may have gotten bad fuel from Kum & Go

Published Jul 14, 2020

A few residents say they are dealing with what they suspect is bad fuel from Stillwater’s Kum & Go convenience store.

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Compensation plan for 2015 'bad gas' saga to be announced today

Published May 30, 2020

Scores of motorists whose vehicles were affected by “bad gas” in 2015 should know today how and when they will be compensated.

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The Truth About Water in Fuel Storage Tanks

Published May 11, 2020

Have you spent time or resources preventing or mitigating water in your fuel storage tanks? It’s something all suppliers and retailers have at least thought about, and it’s important to know the facts.

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Bad fuel at Sarasota Marathon blamed for engine damage

Published May 11, 2020

Gayle Callahan stopped at a Marathon station on Fruitville Road on Monday to fill up her gas tank. But she ended up with more than gasoline in her tank.

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Getting refunded by the station for bad gas might be tough

Published Apr 28, 2020

As soon as practical, look at the pump and grab the telephone number from the official-looking seal. In Los Angeles County, you would be reaching out to its Weights and Measures Bureau.

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Unclear Emergency Fuel Testing Procedures Leave US Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities Vulnerable

Published Mar 31, 2020

Hospitals and emergency facilities across the U.S. are making provisions to accommodate the unprecedented spread of COVID-19. The current demand for emergency response puts an overwhelming strain on old and new infrastructure and the power system serving the life support demand. Backup diesel power systems are often relied on to support any system failures. However, FOI Laboratories, a diesel fuel testing laboratory in Vancouver, Washington, says these backup systems may fail for a number of preventable reasons.

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NTSB’s report points to bad fuel as cause of plane crash that killed New Kent flight instructor

Published Feb 28, 2020

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a factual report which indicates the crash was caused by contaminated fuel.

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Tainted diesel fuel damages man’s truck in Acworth, halts station’s gas sales

Published Feb 28, 2020

Diesel fuel is supposed to be a light, fluorescent green color. However, an Acworth gas station’s tainted supply looked more like the used fry oil at a fast-food restaurant — burnt bits and all.

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