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SoCalGas: Brown Spots in Porter Ranch Gas Leak Do Not Pose a Health Risk

LOS ANGELES, CA  – Socal Gas has issued a news release stating that “sampling results reviewed by both a toxicologist and a medical expert suggest that the brown spots do not pose a health risk”. However, SoCalGas will continue to assess properties reported to have brown spots present and will Read the full article…


Cal-OSHA Investigating Fatal Crane Accident in West Hollywood 2

LOS ANGELES, CA – Cal-OSHA investigators were on the scene Tuesday, following an accident when a worker was killed after he was crushed between a construction crane and a trailer. Socal Edison media spokesman, Robert Villegas told SUN News that the contractor, Hill Crane, was working on a transmission project for Read the full article…


SoCalGas Plans Exterior Cleaning Process This Week in Aliso Canyon

LOS ANGELES, CA – SoCalGas has announced in a news release that contractors will conduct assessments of approximately 140 homes nearest the Aliso Canyon storage facility where brown spots have been reported and are believed to be related to the once-leaking well. Spots have generally been reported on outside surfaces. However, the Read the full article…


Aliso Canyon Residents React to SoCalGas News Release of Efforts at Cleanup

LOS ANGELES, CA  – Aliso Canyon residents are reacting strongly to the news release by SoCalGas published on Friday in SUN News Report,  that the company is “making progress on its commitment to accelerate the inspection of storage wells at Aliso Canyon.” Laura Gideon writes: “I have submitted claims to Read the full article…


SoCalGas Commitment to Accelerate Inspections at Aliso Cyn. 8

LOS ANGELES- SoCalGas has announced in a press release important progress on its commitment to accelerate the inspection of storage wells at Aliso Canyon. The company recently began monitoring each well at the Aliso Canyon storage facility using infrared technology that can detect leaks. In addition, new, daily measurements and Read the full article…

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First Woman Inmate in State History Dies While Battling Wildfire

MALIBU, CA – Shawna Lynn Jones, who died Friday after being struck by a falling boulder in Malibu, is the first woman inmate in state history to lose her life while battling a wildfire, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Corrections spokesman, Bill Sessa, told SUN News that Read the full article…


CA State Regulators: Aliso Canyon Well is Permanently Sealed

LOS ANGELES, CA — The California Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) has confirmed that the well that had been leaking at the Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) Aliso Canyon storage facility has been permanently sealed and taken out of service, SoCalGas announced. On Dec. 4, 2015, SoCalGas commenced drilling Read the full article…