Experts: Formaldehyde is spewing from massive LA gas leak — “Very dangerous for public”… methane turning into embalming fluid — Can make your body “start digesting itself” — Company knows this is happening and should warn us… Obviously they don’t want you to know about it (VIDEO)

Published: February 8th, 2016 at 10:21 am ET


Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Jan 22, 2016 (emphasis added): “One thing I happen to know about — and I can’t make any claim about it now — but I know this. Methane, when it’s exposed to sunlight, can produce as a by-product formaldehydeSouthern California gas knows that too… it transforms — when it’s subjected to sunlight — to formaldehyde. SoCalGas knows that, and they ought to be straight about it. They ought to be telling us… but they’re not.”

Report by the law firms of Morgan & Morgan, Panish Shea & Boyle, Kennedy & Madonna, and R. Rex Parris, Dec 16, 2015: Experts have stated that the gas emitted in the blowout contains mostly methane [which] can oxidize in the atmosphere [and] turn into formaldehyde. Formaldehyde can cause hypothermia, asphyxiation, and acidosis… Acidosis is a condition in which your body starts to digest itself.

Joseph Pfeifer*, Dec 30, 2015: “When all that methane is exposed to California sunshine it gets converted to formaldehyde. The nosebleeds, headaches etc. aren’t from the “odorant”… they are signs of formaldehyde exposure… These same symptoms are seen in people living near gas compressor stations due to leaking methane being converted… Obviously, this is something SoCal doesn’t want to talk about or you to know about.”

* The user comment above was almost certainly written by Dr. Joseph L. Pfeifer, M.D. (director of trauma and surgical critical care at Berkshire Medical Center), who recently authored a column mentioning formaldehyde, methane, and gas compressor stations.

NPR, Oct 30, 2014: A peer reviewed study… reveals dangerous levels of air toxins near fracking operations… The research was led by David Carpenter, a physician… he’s most concerned about the high levels of benzene and formaldehyde… He says the formaldehyde is formed… as a byproduct of methane leaks, when exposed to the sun.

Environmental Health (Journal), Oct 2014: Formaldehyde is also formed from methane in the presence of sunlightIt can affect nearly every tissue in the human body, leading to acute (dermal allergies, asthma) and chronic (neuro-, reproductive, hematopoietic, genetic and pulmonary toxicity and cellular damage) health effects.

Dr. David Carpenter, physician & director of the Institute for Health and the Environment at Univ. at Albany, Oct 31, 2014: “We focused a lot in our report on… benzene and formaldehyde… these are very dangerous for public health… Cancer isn’t going to occur tomorrow, it is going to occur 10-20-30 years from now in people that are exposed… What we are seeing right now are respiratory infections and nose bleeds. Think about formaldehyde, that’s basically an embalming fluid, if you breathe it in 24 hours a day… you are going to pickle epithelium in your nose. Many of the people living around these sites have nose bleeds.”

American Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 2013: Formaldehyde is a very dangerous chemical in human health; It gives negative effect to respiration channel, liver and kidney function…

CDC (pdf): What happens when someone breathes too much formaldehyde?… People can have symptoms such as: sore throat, cough, scratchy eyes, nosebleeds… [T]he longer the exposure, the greater the chance of getting cancer. Exposure to formaldehyde might increase the chance of getting cancer even at levels too low to cause symptoms.

See also: Very unusual infections seen around LA gas leak… Dog’s stomach “flipped on itself” — “If you’re able to leave do it now, it’s really critical” — Official: Plume spreading far away

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Published: February 8th, 2016 at 10:21 am ET


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  • rogerthat


    Latest Report on Radiation Levels in Fukushima 2016 HD

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  • rogerthat

    Indian Point reactors contaminate New York groundwater via The Ecologist

    Gov. Cuomo: ‘Alarming’ levels of radioactivity found after Indian Point contaminated water leak via abc7

  • rogerthat

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  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar PraisingTruth

    Nuclear Fuel’s Dirty Beginnings
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    poses significant risks to the region’s environmental and public health. Nonetheless, domestic and international mining companies are showing renewed interest in recovering uranium that lies beneath the iconic landscapes and fragile ecosystems of the American West. Projections of a U.S. and global ‘nuclear renaissance’ have sparked forecasts of a uranium supply shortfall and rising uranium prices, spurred by the prospect of significant public subsidies for new nuclear power generation, and ultimately prompting a flood of uranium mining claims and applications for exploration permits in water-limited states such as Colorado and Utah. The vast majority of proposed uranium mines are “in-situ leach” (ISL) solution mines, which typically use large well-fields of hundreds of wells, diesel-powered pumps, and huge volumes of groundwater to dissolve the uranium from the ore bearing rock and bring it to the surface.

    “This development is cause for concern, given that during earlier uranium mining booms—spurred by construction
    of tens of thousands of nuclear weapons and more than a hundred nuclear power plants…

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar PraisingTruth

      during the Cold War—
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      pattern of environmental and economic injustice with respect to resource extraction. …”

  • rogerthat

    Demystifying Nuclear Power: Anticipating the Worst, Part II – Disaster Planning
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    by Sue Prent

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    With nervous laughter, some may recall anticipating the worst and the absurdity of teachers’ instructions during school drills to “duck” under their tiny wooden desks and “cover” themselves from nuclear holocaust.

    Looking back on this practice, we can all agree that it was insufficient, to say the least.

    So why is it that today, with all the knowledge we have on radiation exposure risk, Chernobyl, Fukushima Daiichi, and the dangers of atomic anything, we are complacent to accept a more or less “duck and cover” approach when it comes to emergency planning at nuclear power plants?

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  • rogerthat


    Monday, February 8, 2016
    Nuke Pro Eliminated From Accessing ENENEWS or ZeroHedge, After the Clinton Fukushima Fraud
    The title says it all

    stock out.

    – See more at:

    • rogerthat….

      dunkilo, funny you should ask.

      As you may be aware I broke the story of Hillary Clinton's email trail that shows very clearly that she killed Americans by lying about and covering up Fukushima even though she had the knowledge of the danger and the protective actions in hand.

      Instead, she went to Japan and cut a deal with them that we would continue to buy their contaminated food.

      Obviously, this information would be very damaging in the election process going on now.

      A big question is however, what did Hillary get from Japan that she needed to discuss with their rulers in person?

      I have been knocked off ENENEWS, couldn't even see the site on any of 4 computers, since then. I thought it was admin that removed my account, but the IP blocking of not even being able to see ENENEWS at ALL was like insult to injury. But at same time, many users also lost access to ENENEWS.

      So it Appears that Hillary's minions (think NSA sorts) somehow compelled an IP block from my router to ENENEWS specifically.

      Very interesting to say the least.

      I had to change a MAC address and then reconnect everything to the internet and my internal computer network…annoying to say the least!

      I don't know how an outside party could perform such an IP block to a "private" website. Maybe Dud or Jebus knows what level of hack that would require.

      Just doing my part in the walk on part in the war.

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    “The gas company, hopefully, can actually kill the well in this attempt,” Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch Englander said.

    “In any case, they are 110 days behind their own schedule for fixing this crisis,” he said, “and 30 years behind in technology needed to monitor all of their operations in this field.”

    Relief well is closing in on Porter Ranch gas leak
    Feb 8 2016

    Time to plug the well.

  • rogerthat

    Letter Urges SoCalGas to do More Research Before Residents Return Home
    February 8, 2016

    In a six-page letter sent along to lawyers representing Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas), Attorney Patricia K. Oliver wrote on behalf of thousands of Porter Ranch residents and Save Porter Ranch to request formally that SoCalGas make public all steps and tests purportedly done to protect the community.

    SoCalGas reported this week that it was in the “final phase to control and stop Aliso Canyon Gas Leak.” SoCalGas further reported that it would announce when “relocation assistance program will come to an end.”

    Initially the gas company hoped to end the program 48 hours after the well was sealed and regulators checked it. However, Ms. Oliver drafted a letter in response to this announcement urging the gas company to reconsider its decision until all the data could be deciphered.

    The letter outlined four major grievances that it urged SoCalGas to address before terminating its relocation assistance program.

    The first issue the letter asked SoCalGas to consider revolved around air testing. SoCalGas has not shared all the data it has collected from the well, and has not allowed any private parties on the property. This has led to gaps in the data that make it difficult to determine how safe the air actually is before residents return home. …

    • rogerthat

      Another unknown the letter hopes to have illuminated is the subsurface migration of natural gas. The definition of a blowout means there is an uncontrolled flow of gas into the air and/or underground. The data disclosed by SoCalGas has offered insight into the possible contamination of the air, but no research has been published on what is happening underground. The letter asks that SoCalGas meet with experts to determine what is going on underground before anyone is asked to move home.

      The third issue the letter takes up regards subsurface safety valves. The safety mechanism that could have prevented the Porter Ranch environmental disaster all together should be in place on all the wells located in the Aliso Canyon facility. Until this can be confirmed, residents cannot be sure that something like this won’t happen again, and that is not something people who’ve gone through a disaster of this magnitude should have to live with going forward.

      The final concerns of the letter are about the oily mist that has shown up on people’s property, and the general impact the leak has caused on the surrounding environment. The oily mist is particularly worrisome, as it has gotten into people’s homes, pools, gardens, and outdoor bodies of water. Some members of the community are vulnerable either because of their age or health condition and they should not have to return to a place that puts them at further risk. …

      • rogerthat

        Since SoCalGas’s plan to end its relocation assistance program was announced last week it has taken a lot of heat for giving residents such a small window to return home. They have since backed off that requirement, but have issued no new timeline for relocation. If SoCalGas takes the grievances outlined in this letter seriously, that might not be for a long time.

        You can read the entire letter as well as a 65-page document detailing the issues here: Letter to SoCalGas Regarding 48 Hour Relocation Notice.

  • rogerthat

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    • rogerthat

      the government used the Lands Acquisition Act 1989 to seize land for the dump. Native Title rights and interests were extinguished with the stroke of a pen.

      The SA dump plan was abandoned in the face of overwhelming public opposition.

      January 28, 2016 Posted by Christina MacPherson | Christina themes | 1 Comment

  • rogerthat

    FEBRUARY 7, 2016 9:49 PM
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  • rogerthat

    Gibson: County Council Puts Government Before Citizens
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    Former County Councilor

    Our County Council last week again demonstrated that it works more for the county government than the citizens it is elected to represent.

    At its regular meeting, Council adopted its Federal Legislative Agenda to guide is delegation in discussions in Washington this week and throughout the year. The very first item is “a for-profit institution must be given priority for managing LANL.”

    The majority of the county government’s revenue comes from gross receipts taxes (GRT) on the for-profit LANS. A non-profit manager would pay no GRT.

    There was nothing in the supporting text or Council’s discussion that suggested any reason that a for-profit contractor would be better for the nation, the Lab, its people, or the community as a whole.

    Only Councilor Henderson and perhaps Councilor Sheehey seemed to have any reservation about for-profit advocacy, but they joined the unanimous vote to approve. …

  • Nick

    ¨In 2013, California’s oil wells produced approximately 3.1 million barrels of water, much of which is transported to injection wells by truck. The combination of increased emissions for heavy truck traffic and the refining of additional carbon-intensive oil has a devastating effect on local air quality. This effect is most pronounced in areas that are already overstressed such as Kern County and the Los Angeles basin. With enhanced drilling methods, the drilling process itself is energy intensive and results in the release of particulates and other chemicals that when exposed to sunlight form ozone and smog.

    In addition to ozone and particulate matter, the chemicals used in oil and gas extraction also pose a serious risk to California’s air quality. A recent study found that 37% of the chemicals used in drilling operations are volatile and could become airborne.6 Of those chemicals, more than 89% can cause damage to the eyes, skin, sensory, organs, respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts, or the liver, and 81% can cause harm to the brain and nervous system. Because these chemicals can vaporize, they can enter the body not only through inhalation, but also absorption through the skin. Learn more about potential health impacts.¨

    Folks, get over the Climate Change Hysteria and focus on TOXINS.

  • Nick

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  • PlowboyGrownUp (can't read the article but it's something about people have 8 days to get back in their homes)

    • PlowboyGrownUp

      "Southern California Gas Co. has agreed to give Los Angeles residents displaced by a massive gas leak much more time to return to their homes once the well is plugged. The utility and city attorney on Monday announced an agreement to allow residents to take up to eight days to move back to their homes rather than 48 hours. SoCalGas has been paying to relocate nearly 5,700 households from the Porter Ranch"

      • irhologram

        Wow, PGU. Eight days!

        Once plugged, these 11,000 hapless evacuees (some stories say 20K…but, also many left without subsidy)… these poisoned people were to lose their relocation allotments within 48 hours…but …OK…8 days… …wait! there WAS a push on to give them a month to move back. Not 8 days…a month. Well…OK, right?

        Not on your life. (Their lives)

        OSHA SAYS workers who are symptomatic after having been exposed to formaldehyde are to be relocated for SIX MONTHS into a clean environment…OR, if then not symptom-free…NEVER RETURN to the toxic site. The methane/et al will still be there, folks. This is not over when it's over.

        If I were Kennedy or Brockovich, I'd be taking a longer view on any settlement. And those who considered themselves lucky enough not to have to plug into the system for assistance… Protect your rights for future class action.

        • irhologram

          "Wade Crowfoot, a senior advisor to Gov. Jerry Brown, told those at a public meeting at Cal State Northridge that the relief well that is still being drilled was tentatively expected to intercept the leaking well as early as Monday. (Yesterday)

          After reaching the well at the Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility, Southern California Gas Co.'s crews could then begin sealing the well in a process that could take "certainly not less than five days," he said. (So possibly Friday)

          But the task of plugging the well about 1.6 miles below ground is mired in uncertainties: the relief well could miss its target; it could take a long time to pump in the mud and fluid; and the overall process may not stanch the leak, he said.

          In the event that the first relief well fails, the gas company decided to drill a second relief well. Drilling on the second well is scheduled to begin Monday." (Yesterday)

          Ahem. So. More cost/risk analysis? From my view, it's probably not a good thing overall to split 4 fault lines any more than necessary…but they be frakin' foos. …So, NOT HAVING A SECONDARY, contingent well on tap in case of SNAFU, is IMHO, ANOTHER delay, criminal in its intent. But HEY. They started drilling just in case YESTERDAY. They cool.

          Of course they didn't need a second drilled well on standby for New Horizons BP Gulf disaster, either. Sarc

        • irhologram

          According to this, as of Feb. 1, atmospheric height of 1,018 feet from ground level to 2080 feet high, in a concentrated circumference of 6,530 feet, containing a total volume of 4,745,621,096 cubic feet…I would assume, 100% methane, which is flammable at 5% air mix.

          I have no idea why the graph uses those elevations, but the circumference and volume are easy enough.

          But of course, it doesn't all just stay put…yet neither does it dissipate evenly in a homogenous fog. It plumes, meaning it blows about in concentrations higher at times than others. (At times VERY high.)

          This is why people in the same household, or your pet and the pet next door don't have the same symptoms. Yes. Pets lower to the ground suffer more exposure, particularly at night when the atmosphere contracts. And children or those with respiratory illness are harder hit.

          But the biggest reason are "wafting," invisible plumes. Walking along…air quality passable…BAM!! In your face! A methane blast! And you wouldn't necessarily even know it. Methane is odorless. As for Mercaptan, H2S was ALSO admitted from a November test!!. …I'm not sure of the concentration necessary to smell formaldehyde…

          Nick linked this whole area is a smog basin…a will-of-the-wisp gas chamber.

  • PlowboyGrownUp

    Way back, in Kansas "Sinkholes and Stink Holes

    The fate Porter Ranch most fears is the one that visited Hutchinson, Kansas, on January 17, 2001. Methane that leaked from an underground cavern there caused an explosion that killed two people and forced many residents to evacuate. “In this case the injected material had done everything that scientists usually describe as impossible,” reported ProPublica in a recent article. “It migrated over a large distance, traveled upward through rock, reached the open air and then blew up.”

  • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

    cant log in to ENE? For days I get this message when trying to log in;

    This page is temporarily not available and will be available soon.
    Currently the wp-login.php script…

    But if I use the link to log in that is at the header of any comment, then I have access

  • oldster

    Re today's ENE headline concerning Brunswick North Carolina nuclear PP alert, explosion, etc, with comments disabled:I searched for

    Brunswick North Carolina Nuclear alert 2016 and got 94,400 results

    but no obvious mainstream media coverage

    added NYTimes and CNN to above and nothing.

    Tentative conclusion: situation normal: coverup; censorship implemented.

  • SadieDog

    Aliso Canyon leak sheds light on national problem,
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    • SadieDog

      " Aliso Canyon is a particularly egregious example of a problem that’s happening every day across the country. Our extensive research effort revealed that methane is leaking at every stage of the oil and gas supply chain.

      And this isn’t just happening at big oil and gas facilities or in oil fields. Our mapping project with Google Earth Outreach showed that leaks are a problem even in neighborhoods, where many small leaks add up to a big climate problem."

  • unincredulous unincredulous

    Hey, according to

    "Another web site that leads the pack in pounding away at the Fukushima radiation party line is This web site ONLY posts articles exclusively devoted to driving home the Fukushima fear package" …and our game plan here at Enenews is to push fracking and natural gas at the expense of the nuclear power industry.

    "The Game Plan
    It's important to realize that the 3/11, attack on Japan and the sabotage of the Daiichi nuclear power station was intended by the Rockefellers to both cripple the Japanese economy (which was heading towards a giant leap in new technology) and to disassemble the entire nuclear power industry – worldwide – in order to consolidate the energy market down to oil and natural gas."

    Damn, I never got the plan from admin (or anything else).

    Shit, people, we must stop talking about this Porter Ranch thing. Ya know, formaldehyde is GOOD for you. There is a benefit, a hormesis if you will, an immune system boost to the human body from exposure to methane and formaldehyde! (after it kills you)

    Get with the program people. BTW good job with the nuclear radiation fear porn (it helps that it's all true, so don't get big heads) and how EVER did ENEnews sabotage Fukushima Daiichi? Admin is a naughty boy

    BWA-HAAA-HAAA it is feelin good being in this evil cabal of fracker pushing fear mongers.

    Ahh-haaa ha. Mini me has a woodie


    • Yes, we must all agree to this 'master plan' that carbon fuel is good, no matter what.. specially the Carbon monoxide.. that is REALLY good hormesis stuff.

      Metabolic modulation of carbon monoxide toxicity
      Stanley T. Omaye *
      Carbon monoxide (CO) gas is a product of the incomplete combustion of carbon-based fuels and substances. From a
      public health perspective, CO poisoning may be the cause of more than 50% of fatal poisonings in many industrial
      countries. The adverse effects of CO poisoning may be more widespread because of unreported situations and delayed
      neurologic effects, which may be linked to CO exposure. Chronic CO effects that are subtle, such as the adverse effects
      on vascular diseases, may increase the number of people at risk. The apparent role of CO as an important mediator of
      cell signaling is a paradox and may represent an example of hormesis, i.e. beneficial effects at low concentration but
      adverse effects at higher concentrations.

      • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

        Goodheart, is there anything to homeopathy, or is it a hoax?

      • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

        default to nature because our three pound brain cant figure it all out yet. There is more we dont know than know! There are many two edged swords in life…

        CO may act as an oxygen sensor and circadian modulator of heme biosynthesis. In lymphocytes, CO may participate in regulatory T cell function. A number of the known signaling effects of CO depend on stimulation of soluble guanylate cyclase and/or activation of mitogen-activated protein kinases

        • CodeShutdown CodeShutdown

          Even the dreaded formaldehyde apparently has a biological use. Again scientists equate the danger of vaccine quantities to 'background biological levels'. Do they know for sure? I cant tolerate any industrial formaldehyde, for example a normal house build with chipboard. Maybe there IS a difference. Simplistic thinking often had scientists making incorrect conclusions, like natural vs synthetic vitamins…

          Bottom line; dont mess too much with nature, dont poison the body and the ecosphere, even if they 'think' its ok

          "Formaldehyde plays an essential role in our metabolism. As part of the metabolic process, formaldehyde, whether from an external source or produced by our bodies, is converted into formate (PDF) by the enzyme formaldehyde dehydrogenase. The resulting formate can then be eliminated in the urine, further broken down into CO2 and exhaled, or used by our cell machinery to synthesize nucleotides and nucleobases, such as purines and thymidine.

          Purines include two of the four basic building blocks of DNA: adenine and guanine. When formaldehyde is converted into formate, the body can then use it to synthesize these basic building blocks of life."

    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar PraisingTruth

      Sadly, the 3/11 earthquake happened precisely where Japan had been dumping nuclear waste into the ocean for 70 years. It was precisely where JPARC point to. CERN was up and running. There was weapons grade plutonium in 2 of the reactors at Fukushima.

      People would like to believe a conspiracy theory that blames someone other than the nuclear industry. Because there is even more nuclear waste in the ocean, tons more form Fukushima alone. CERN is even biggern. There is still weapons grade plutonium fuel being used in nuclear energy plants around the world. How much more nuclear waste and plutonium has been created in the last 5 years around the world.

      The next nuclear accident even larger than Fukushima is overdue.

      But if we blame the physics and the nuclear industry, and the radiation for destroying the minds of the scientists, then this is to admit that the world must self-correct. And this is very difficult in the face of the faith in progress, unless we can all agree that the progress is in the form of renewables and that nuclear and fossil fuel energy are the technological progress of the future. As long as countries depend of nuclear weapons, they are admitting that extremely evil persons control the world and there is no hope that good people can bring about peace and goodwill will rule the future. Those who believe will beat their swords into plowshares and recognize reality and forget lame conspiracy theories that are created to excuse the horrors of

  • unincredulous unincredulous

    12:45 mark – sky glowing near Los Angeles

  • HillbillyHoundDog HillbillyHoundDog

    A first-of-its-kind report by Environmental Defense Fund shows that leading oil and gas companies are putting themselves and their investors at financial and reputational risk by failing to adequately disclose meaningful information on emissions of methane.Methane emissions from the oil and gas sector are increasingly viewed as a financial issue for companies, and by extension, their investors. Every pound of methane allowed to escape represents not only a loss of sellable product, but also undercuts natural gas’ climate benefits as a fuel source. A 2015 study by the Rhodium Group found that the sector loses $30 billion globally each year from leaked or vented methane at oil and gas facilities. – See more at:

  • HillbillyHoundDog HillbillyHoundDog


    Considerable damage also was done to roads, pipelines, and well machinery within oil fields in the Santa Susana Mountains from rock falls, slumps, and block slides triggered by the earthquake. Many pump pads, pipelines, and roads were undermined by deep slumps or inundated by rock falls from above during the earthquake. In the Aliso Canyon oil field at the southeastern margin of the Santa Susana Mountains, large earth-moving trucks were engaged for several months just in removing rock debris from the oil-field roadways. One block slide in the Aliso Canyon oil field severed well pipe and damaged a well pump that was located at the head of the failure (fig. 18). Landslides in the Ramona oil field, described previously, also seriously damaged oil-field infrastructure.

    Figure 18 thumbnail Figure 18. Slump in Aliso Canyon oil field that damaged oil-well pad, well casing, and pump. The main scarp daylighted directly beneath the well pad, and the slide mass moved downward (left to right in photo) about 2 m. Oil pump was moved to position in upper left of photo after the earthquake-triggered landslide movement. Pipeline visible in upper center of photo was left suspended when the landslide moved downslope and removed its foundation support.

  • Jebus Jebus

    UPDATE 1-California utility 'temporarily controls' leaking gas flow

    Feb 11 Southern California Gas Co said on Thursday it has temporarily controlled the flow of natural gas spewing from a ruptured underground pipeline that forced the relocation of thousands of residents of a Los Angeles neighborhood.

    The company, a unit of Sempra Energy, said in a statement that while this was a "positive development," more work needed to be done before the leak would be permanently sealed. It said cement needs to be injected from a relief well into the leaking well, which is slated to occur in the coming days.

    Following that, state regulators would have to verify that the leak has been sealed before it will be declared over, the company said. That process is expected to take several more days.

  • Jebus Jebus

    Gas company to be arraigned over Los Angeles area methane leak

    Southern California Gas Co is to be arraigned on criminal charges on Wednesday over a huge methane leak near Los Angeles that forced thousands of residents from their homes, officials said.

    SoCalGas, a division of San Diego-based Sempra Energy, faces four misdemeanor charges for failing to report the release of hazardous materials from Oct. 23 to Oct. 26, and discharging air contaminants beginning on Oct. 23.

    Attorneys for SoCalGas will attend Wednesday's arraignment in Los Angeles County Superior Court in Santa Clarita, company spokesman Javier Mendoza said.

  • PlowboyGrownUp

    Like Porter Ranch, neighborhoods in Playa del Rey, Montebello sit near aging gas wells

    • PlowboyGrownUp

      "In a 2014 regulatory quest for higher gas rates, the company told the California Public Utilities Commission that is had to renovate 36 wells because of leaks or problems with safety valves between 2008 and 2013. The company proposed a six-year program of intensive inspections that would help it target which wells most urgently need repair. The CPUC has not yet ruled on the request."

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  • PlowboyGrownUp

    "The Southern California Gas Co. says a new natural gas and oil leak occurred in the area where a leak spewed massive amounts of gas into the air for nearly four months and drove thousands of people out of their homes. The utility reported to the California Governor's Office of Emergency of Services on Saturday that a private oil and gas company that operates a well in the Aliso Canyon gas storage field spewed less than 50 gallons of oil spray and an unknown amount of natural gas….A spokeswoman for the neighborhood group Save Porter Ranch said the spill is a reminder that the wells are old and decaying and that the storage field should shut down. "

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