SoCalGas To Pay $4M For Failing To Report Porter Ranch Gas LeakSouthern California Gas Co. will pay $4 million to settle charges they failed to immediately report a gas leak that led to the temporary displacement of thousands of families from their Porter Ranch homes.
Cost Estimate Of Porter Ranch Gas Leak Hits $717MSouthern California Gas Company says costs related to the massive leak of natural gas from its Aliso Canyon storage facility near Los Angeles have risen to $717 million.
LA County Public Health Department Issues Stop Work Order To SoCalGas Over Home Cleaning SoCalGas had began cleaning the homes of relocated Porter Ranch residents but the county found they weren't cleaning to specified court order.
Study Finds Toxic Metals In Homes Near Aliso Canyon Gas LeakHomes located near a gas well blowout that spewed the nation's largest-known release of methane had higher levels of toxic metals that could have caused symptoms Los Angeles residents have suffered from for months, public health officials said.
California Assembly Turns Down Aid For SoCal Gas VictimsMembers of the California Assembly rejected a plan to give victims of the Aliso Canyon disaster gas leak and other man-made pollution more time to sue for relief, but the proposal could return.
Judge Orders SoCal Gas To Continue Paying For Displaced Porter Ranch Residents' Temporary HousingPorter Ranch-area residents displaced by the Aliso Canyon natural gas leak will be able to remain in temporary housing -- at Southern California Gas Co. expense -- until at least June 7, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Another Leak Reported At Aliso Canyon And Homeowners Are MadCrimson Resource Management called the leak "minor" and said it has already been repaired.
Officials: Aliso Canyon Gas Leak May Cause Summer BlackoutsEnergy officials say a natural gas well blowout last year that crippled a major energy supply for Southern California could lead to blackouts this summer.
President Obama To Form Federal Task Force Investigating Porter Ranch Gas LeakPresident Barack Obama has agreed to convene a multi-agency task force to investigate the cause of the Aliso Canyon natural gas leak and determine ways to keep such a thing from happening again.
Boxer, Feinstein Ask For Federal Task Force To Address Porter Ranch Gas LeakSen. Barbara Boxer said she and fellow California Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein have asked President Barack Obama to convene a multi-agency task force to address issues around the Aliso Canyon gas leak.
SoCal Gas To Visit 140 Homes Near Site Of Plugged Gas Leak To Assess Cleaning NeedsSouthern California Gas Co. announced Tuesday it plans to visit about 140 homes closest to the previously leaking Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility this week to determine if exterior cleaning work is needed, and it is also cleaning playground equipment and fencing at a series of local parks.
Residents Affected By Methane Leak Hold Protest Against SoCal GasThe protesters demanded that the utility pay for cleanup costs and reimburse all expenses related to the gas leak.