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Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, whose office regulates fuel in the state, said now is not the time to panic after a hack forced Colonial Pipeline offline.

“I urge everyone to stay calm,” said Peter Franchot, Comptroller of Maryland.

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Two barges arrived at the Port of Baltimore Tuesday.

“We are lucky in that we have water access, in addition to the pipeline, and the pipeline is now having a problem, were able to get fuel delivered by water and we anticipate more of that,” said Franchot.

The FBI said a ransomware group called Parkside is responsible for the attack.

“There will be plenty of fuel in the interim as long as people don’t hoard gasoline in a false fear,” said Franchot.

Governor Larry Hogan also commented on the hack saying the state is prepared for any changes and drivers should proceed as normal right now.

Read More: CBS Baltimore

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Don’t Panic: Maryland Officials Say Drivers Shouldn’t Hoard Gas After Colonial Pipeline Hack  was originally published on wolbbaltimore.com

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