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Despite complaints, judge says Aliso Canyon natural gas facility can reopen

Published: 
Mon, 07/31/2017 - 9:49am

A state appeals court judge ruled Saturday that Southern California Gas Co. can resume operations at its Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility, the source of the biggest methane leak in the country’s history.

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Aliso Canyon natural gas facility that was site of massive leak can reopen, state says

Published: 
Wed, 07/19/2017 - 6:25pm

The Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility near Porter Ranch, which was shut down after a massive leak forced thousands to flee their homes, can reopen at a reduced capacity, state officials said Wednesday.

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After intense public anger, Republicans waver over slashing Obama-era action on methane gas

Published: 
Mon, 03/20/2017 (All day)

As Republican lawmakers consider how closely to align with the climate skepticism and fossil fuel fervor radiating from the White House, a nascent clean air initiative that energy firms want scrapped is fast testing their comfort zone.

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Lawmakers urge regulators to delay plans for Oxnard power plant

Published: 
Wed, 02/08/2017 (All day)

Three state lawmakers on Tuesday urged regulators to reconsider a controversial natural gas project proposed for Ventura County, citing environmental concerns and questions about whether the state already has too many power plants.

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Southern California Gas to pay $4-million settlement over massive Porter Ranch gas leak

Published: 
Wed, 09/14/2016 (All day)

Southern California Gas Co. agreed to pay $4 million to settle criminal charges over the massive gas leak near Porter Ranch last year, but the utility still faces potentially costly civil actions from both residents and regulators.

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