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SoCalGas Relocates Residents Affected By Aliso Canyon Methane Leak

SoCalGas' original agreement with the Los Angeles City Attorney, and approved by the courts, called for the relocation program to end 48 hours after the gas leak at the Aliso Canyon storage facility was stopped.

Erin Pedigo
Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:10
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California Regulators Confirm Aliso Canyon Well Is Permanently Sealed

Dennis V. Arriola, chairman, president and CEO of SoCalGas, said that the company will partner with state and local agencies to help the local community and impacted residents return to normal. 

Erin Pedigo
Thu, 02/18/2016 - 15:21
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Update: SoCalGas Pleads Not Guilty Over Aliso Canyon Methane Leak

Los Angeles County prosecutor Jackie Lacey filed charges on Feb. 2, the same day California Attorney General Kamala Harris also sued the company. There are also several private lawsuits, Reuters said.

Erin Pedigo
Wed, 02/17/2016 - 10:59
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SoCalGas: First Relief Well For Aliso Canyon Gas Leak is Progressing

Controlling the flow of the leaking gas will involve pumping heavy fluids into the target well, and this will begin in the next few days.

Erin Pedigo
Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:38
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First Wrongful Death Suit Seeks Damages From SoCalGas Related To Methane Leak

Family lawyer said 79-year-old Zelda Rothman, who died Jan. 25, had stage 4 lung cancer and lived about 3 miles from source of methane escaping from Aliso Canyon gas storage field, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo
Thu, 02/04/2016 - 16:31
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Regulators Cancel Plan To Burn Methane Leaking From Aliso Canyon Storage Area

 Additional monitoring and reporting requirements would still be required. SoCal Gas would be required to withdraw gas reserves as quickly as possible while maintaining reliable supplies for customers, Reuters said.

Erin Pedigo
Thu, 01/21/2016 - 10:57
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Experts Question Safety Of Plan To Burn Methane From Southern California Leak

Hearing board of South Coast Air Quality Management District scheduled a fourth meeting for Jan. 23 to take more testimony on plan to siphon off and incinerate methane, Reuters said.

Erin Pedigo
Wed, 01/20/2016 - 17:10
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California Regulators Consider Measures To Curb Aliso Canyon Methane Leak

At one point, California Air Resources Board estimated gas was escaping at rate of 58 tonnes per hour, accounting for roughly one-fourth of all methane emissions throughout the state, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo
Mon, 01/11/2016 - 09:26
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No Injuries Reported After Explosion At Anadarko Petroleum Gas Plant

Construction crews were working on expansions to the West Texas gas processing plant but what caused the blast is still unknown.

Darren Barbee
Thu, 12/03/2015 - 15:20
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Study Examines Pollution Potential Of Fossil Fuels On Government Land

Oil, coal and gas under federal government-owned lands constitute up to half of the potential emissions from all remaining U.S. fossil fuels, according to the analysis by EcoShift, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo
Thu, 08/20/2015 - 09:36
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NuVista Energy Pipeline Spills Oil, Water Emulsion In Northern Alberta

A NuVista Energy pipeline leaked about 629 barrels of oil and water emulsion. The leak, 31 miles northeast of Rainbow Lake, Alberta, was identified Aug. 14, Reuters said.

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 16:03
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EPA's Proposed Emissions Regulations Create Opportunities For Companies

Some companies and labor groups see opportunity to create demand for new technologies and jobs focused on methane and pollutant leak prevention under the EPA's proposed regulations, Reuters said.

Erin Pedigo
Wed, 08/19/2015 - 09:10

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