Release Date: March 20, 2020
Media Contact: Ti Gauger, Public Information Officer, (608) 224-5007
MADISON – In light of the ongoing developments related to COVID-19, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and the Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association (WPMCA) are reassuring consumers that Wisconsin's fuel supply remains stable.
As part of DATCP's continued outreach with a variety of stakeholders during the COVID-19 pandemic, WPMCA confirmed to the agency that fuel supply continues to flow into the state and is available for retail purchase. “WPMCA members are committed to serving Wisconsin consumers throughout this emergency. Our members work to maintain clean facilities and monitor fuel quantities on a frequent basis," confirmed Matthew Hauser, President & CEO of WPMCA.
“DATCP is committed to serving the citizens of Wisconsin to maintain a fair marketplace and ensure an adequate supply of high-quality fuel," said Randy Romanski, DATCP Interim Secretary. “Our Division of Trade and Consumer Protection stands ready to respond to any questions or concerns Wisconsin consumers may have."
Consumers with questions or issues related to fuel quality, price gouging, or other consumer protection issues can contact DATCP's Consumer Protection Hotline at 1-800-422-7128 or DATCPHotline@wisconsin.gov, or file a complaint online at www.datcp.wi.gov.
To find more state agency resources on COVID-19, please visit https://www.Wisconsin.gov/COVID19. If you have health-related questions about COVID-19, please contact the Department of Health Services at DHSREsponse@wisconsin.gov or (608) 266-1865, or visit their website: http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/disease/covid-19.htm
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