2/2: Wrongful death lawsuit filed against SoCalGas over Porter Ranch gas leak

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against SoCalGas over Porter Ranch gas leak The family of a 79-year old Porter Ranch resident filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Southern California Gas Company Tuesday, alleging that the recent gas leak from nearby Aliso Canyon exacerbated the woman’s already fragile health. Read more about the wrongful death lawsuit […]

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1/30: Porter Ranch Gas Leak Could Contaminate LA Water Supply

Porter Ranch Gas Leak Could Contaminate LA Water Supply  Ms. Patricia Oliver of R. Rex Parris Law Firm said geological data suggests that the Porter Ranch gas leak could contaminate the Los Angeles water table. Ms. Oliver’s statements were made during a roundtable discussion with Dr. Richard Kang and Rick Wiles of TRUNEWS, as they explained […]

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1/28: Senate to Take Up Ban on New Gas at Aliso Canyon

Senate to take up ban on new gas at Aliso Canyon A state senator plans to try to rush through a bill putting a moratorium on injections of natural gas into a leaking Aliso Canyon storage facility. A spokesman for Democratic Sen. Fran Pavley of Agoura Hills says the Natural Resources and Water Committee and the […]

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1/27: LA City Council Votes For Gas Leak Relocation Services To Continue In Porter Ranch, Surrounding Communities

LA City Council Votes For Gas Leak Relocation Services To Continue In Porter Ranch, Surrounding Communities The Los Angeles City Council approved a motion on Tuesday calling on Southern California Gas Co. to continue offering relocation services not only to residents of Porter Ranch affected by an ongoing natural gas leak, but to residents of neighboring communities. […]

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1/26: Porter Ranch businesses sue over natural gas leak

Porter Ranch businesses sue over natural gas leak Porter Ranch business owners filed a class-action lawsuit against the Southern California Gas Co., parent company Sempra Energy and several state regulators that seeks to recover damages from the natural gas leak that began in October. Get details on the lawsuit here.   Attorney Oliver: ‘SoCal Gas Deliberately […]

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1/25: California Regulators Order Company To Permanently Close Leaking Gas Well; Porter Ranch Residents Angry Over Failure To Shut Down Gas Leak Facility

California Regulators Order Company To Permanently Close Leaking Gas Well When Southern California Gas Company finally manages to seal a natural gas storage well that’s been leaking for months, the company will have to shut the well down permanently, California regulators say. And in the meantime, the company will have to minimize air pollution from the […]

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1/22: California gas leak spotlights shoddy regulation of aging storage wells

Exclusive: California gas leak spotlights shoddy regulation of aging storage wells Long before a natural gas storage well sprung a disastrous leak near Los Angeles, California, utilities and national industry groups were raising alarms about the danger of aging underground storage infrastructure. The leaking well’s owner, Southern California Gas Co, warned state utility regulators in 2014 […]

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1/21: Why have state regulators not taken action against aging gas wells?

Why have state regulators not taken action against aging gas wells? Federal and state lawmakers pressed utility regulators at a hearing Thursday night on why the aging natural gas wells at the Aliso Canyon Storage Facility were allowed to operate for so long, even after there was knowledge that the infrastructure was aged and, in […]

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1/20: Delay Of Second Relief Well Is Another Setback For SOCALGAS

Delay Of Second Relief Well Is Another Setback For SOCALGAS Southern California Gas Company, which has been struggling for months to control a leaking well above Porter Ranch, has delayed the drilling of a second relief well by nearly three weeks. Find out why its been delayed here. LA County Officials Declare No Long-Term Health […]

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1/19: Gas Still Spews in Porter Ranch; Site Feels Like “Crime Scene”

New video allegedly shows gas still spewing in Porter Ranch (Video) Attorneys who have filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of residents in Porter Ranch released new video which they say shows gas continuing to spew into neighborhoods. Find out more here. Garcetti: Site of Porter Ranch gas leak ‘feels like a crime scene’ Los […]

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1/16: Porter Ranch worker says air quality led to miscarriage (Video); Congressman Sherman: “Maximize Gas Withdrawal at Leak Site”

Porter Ranch worker says air quality led to miscarriage (Video) A Porter Ranch woman claims that the air quality linked to the SoCalGas blowout led to her tragic miscarriage. Watch her testimonial about what she experienced. Congressman Sherman: “Maximize Gas Withdrawal at Leak Site” Siphon the gas from the tank. Sherman Oaks Congressman Brad Sherman […]

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1/12: Porter Ranch Students Attend New School; SoCalGas Makes Statement

Porter Ranch Students To Begin Attending Classes At Different LAUSD Campuses (Video) A new video has been released showing the Porter Ranch students, who have been displaced from their homes, attending their first day of classes at a new school. View it here. SoCalGas Statement Regarding Senate Legislative Bill Package on Aliso Canyon SoCalGas announced that […]

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1/11: Lawmakers Call for Moratorium; Schools Relocate Away From Porter Ranch

What students and parents are expecting from the Porter Ranch school relocation Walter Arwood’s life was thrown into chaos when his beloved niece experienced health effects that prevented her from attending school for over two weeks. Many parents are worried as their children need to drop out of school because of health problems caused by the […]

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1/10: Aliso Canyon Deemed “Mini Chernobyl;” SoCalGas to Pay Billions

County Supervisor Calls Aliso Canyon Gas Leak ‘Mini-Chernobyl” Hundreds of residents attended the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s meeting on Saturday to learn more about SoCalGas’ plan to incinerate the leaking gas. Find out more. Gas leak will cost SoCal Gas billions, experts say So far, SoCalGas has spent more than $50 million to […]

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1/08: Landlords Spike Rent for Porter Ranch Residents; Doctors Call for Evacuation

Landlords Reportedly Spike Rents For Displaced Porter Ranch Families According to R. Rex Parris, “with the need to relocate, rental rates have just exploded.” Landlords are doubling, even tripling, rent for Porter Ranch residents in need of short-term housing. Find out more. Doctors Sound Alarm as State of Emergency Declared over CA Gas Leak: Leave […]

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1/07: Sempra and State Confirm Lack of Safety Valve; Al Jazeera Releases Video

Lack of Subsurface Safety Valve Raised in SoCalGas Storage Well Leak  The Sempra Energy Gas Utility and state have confirmed that the SoCalGas storage well did not contain a safety valve. Learn more. Porter Ranch, California faces environmental disaster (Video) Al Jazeera American News released a video detailing the Aliso Canyon gas well blowout crisis. […]

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1/03: Why the CA Gas Leak is Such a Disaster; Will Take Months to Fix

Why the Gas Leak in California No One Is Talking About Is Such a Disaster It has drawn remarkably little attention outside the West Coast, but a massive methane gas leak 25 miles northwest of Los Angeles is wreaking havoc with the community, displacing thousands of families and posing arguably the worst environmental catastrophe since […]

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1/01: Celebrities and Congressmen Talk About Porter Ranch; Infrared Imaging Future of Leak Detection

Celebrities, congressmen speak out about Porter Ranch gas leak (Video) Celebrities, including Leonardo DiCaprio, and congressmen, including Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman of the 30th district, are rallying behind the residents affected by the Aliso Canyon gas well blowout. Find out more. Infrared Imaging Is the Future of Finding Invisible Natural Gas Leaks Infrared cameras can show […]

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12/30: SoCalGas Locates Breach; EPA Probes Porter Ranch

Porter Ranch ‘catastrophe’ caused by leaking natural gas storage cavern Southern California Gas Co. has reported that they have located the source of the leaking gas. Workers were earlier unable to find the breach in the 87,000 foot well. Find out more. EPA opens probe into Porter Ranch gas leak (Video) In light of the […]

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