February 22, 2016 by Greg Owen

SoCal Gas Co. recently announced that it has permanently shut down the leaking well at the Aliso Canyon storage facility. The leak is directly responsible for many residents of Porter Ranch being forced to leave their homes.

Given this recent announcement, we have put together a few articles outlining the impact the gas leak has had on residents and what their “new normal” will look like.

The road to recovery

For many displaced residents of Porter Ranch, there is great anticipation in returning to their homes. But with that anticipation there is some trepidation given the colorless nature of the methane gas leak. Some residents may even experience a form of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder leading to a more difficult return to normalcy.

Residents seek return to normal

Not all Porter Ranch residents chose to leave their homes despite the warnings from state officials of the dangers of the methane gas leak. Some residents decided to split time between their homes and a hotel out of the area. Regardless of where they chose to live, one thing is certain, the Porter Ranch gas leak has been an incredible burden on all affected.

Porter Ranch residents want assurances they are safe

With the recent news that Porter Ranch residents will be allowed back into their homes, some want to make sure it is safe return home. Residents have called for independent experts to conduct a sample of air quality inside abandoned homes. Residents want to make sure harmful chemicals haven’t settled into home furnishings.

If you or someone you know has been affected by the Porter Ranch gas leak, we are here to help get the deserved compensation. Contact us today or visit www.justiceforporterranch.com for more details.

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