The news of a gas leak near Porter Ranch at the Aliso Canyon facility is quickly approaching its third complete month and the long-term affects of this leak are still unknown. What is known is that people are feeling the immediate effects of the pollution resulting from the leak.
Given the fluidity of the situation, it is difficult to discern what’s right, what’s wrong, and what’s new. Because of this, it is important to monitor the situation closely. We have put together a few articles from this week outlining the latest developments in this disaster.
If you or someone you know has been affected by the Porter Ranch gas leak, we are here to help you get the compensation you deserve. Contact us today or visit www.justiceforporterranch.com for more details.
Regulators Order New Steps to Contain Porter Ranch Gas Leak
The South Coast Air Quality Management District has voted to approve an order that will require Southern California Gas Co. to permanently shut down the damaged well that is causing the gas leak in Porter Ranch. You can read more about this decision in this article from the L.A. Times.
Official with the Los Angeles Public Health Department Acknowledge Lack Of Action
Officials from the LA Public Health Department have acknowledged it took them time to understand the severity of the gas leak in Porter Ranch which is now into its third month. Southern California Public Radio is reporting that several communities around the Southland are feeling the affects of the gas leak.
The Southern Coast Air Quality Management District Has Ordered SoCal Gas To Take Immediate Action In Dealing With Porter Ranch Gas Leak
The South Coast AQMD has ordered SoCal Gas to immediately act upon minimizing the odors and air pollution from the gas leak near Porter Ranch. The order also requires SoCal Gas to permanently shut down and seal the well. Read more about the SCAQMD decision here.