LA City Council Calls On Newsom To Shut Down Playa Del Rey Natural Gas SiteThe Los Angeles City Council Wednesday asked California Gov. Gavin Newsom to shut down the Playa del Rey underground natural gas storage site due to the risks it could pose in the event of a natural disaster.
LA To Phase Out 3 Natural Gas Plants, Replace Them With Clean EnergyThe three plants account for more than a third of the city’s natural gas supply.
Winter Is Here: Southern California Sees Freezing Overnight TemperaturesFrost advisories, and freeze watches and warnings were in effect until 9 a.m. Wednesday, and the cold temperatures were exacerbated by strong winds in some areas.
Gas Explosion Rocks Glendale NeighborhoodNo injuries were reported but 21 people have been displaced.
Foul Smell Across West Los Angeles Was Actually Spill Of Odorant That's Added To Natural GasThe strong odor of natural gas reported by West LA residents was actually a spill of the odorant used to give usually-odorless gas its distinctive scent, Gas Co. officials said Thursday.
SoCal Gas Issues Advisory Urging Residents To ConserveAmid the cold temperatures and scattered showers, Southern Californians were urged to conserve natural gas starting Monday morning.
SoCalGas Conducts 'Controlled Release' Of Natural Gas In West LASmell something funny in the West Los Angeles area? The Southern California Gas Company says to not be alarmed.
Porter Ranch Residents Gather For Second Meeting With AQMDA day after a new report came out showing the level of toxins released into the air from a massive natural gas leak near Porter Ranch has been seriously underestimated, residents were preparing to voice their concerns at a second meeting with the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
LAUSD Board OKs Relocating Students From Porter Ranch Schools In Wake Of Gas LeakBoard members have voted to authorize the temporary relocation of nearly 1,900 students and staff from two schools near a leaking natural gas storage facility in the Porter Ranch area.
Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In USResearchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.
Police Evacuating Structures In Mission Hills Due To Natural Gas LeakA dispatcher told City News Service the structures affected are along Goldfinch Street near Hawk Street and Fort Stockton Drive.
Top Democratic Lawmaker Proposes Fuel TaxThe state Senate leader on Thursday proposed a tax on consumer fuel purchases of gasoline, oil, diesel, ethanol and natural gas, with the money raised diverted to mass transit projects and households making less than $75,000 annually.
HazMat Crews Investigate Gas Leak In Playa Del ReyOfficials Monday were trying to determine if a gas leak in Playa del Rey was an act of vandalism.
AltCar Expo Rolls Into Santa Monica With Natural Gas Police Pursuit Vehicle The Ford model is on display at the AltCar Expo in Santa Monica, along with hydrogen fuel cell and electric cars.
Honda Sees Green at the LA Auto Show