Porter Ranch gas leak |

Blowout well near Porter Ranch was severely corroded, investigators say

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| The well casing was corroded deep underground. SoCal Gas made repairs to casings of at least 20 of its aging wells before returning them to service.

LA County asks CA Supreme Court to rule on gas field reopening

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Lower courts said they lacked jurisdiction to overturn state regulators who okayed reopening. The county wants extensive new safety and seismic studies done.

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Lingering leak woes: 'An extraordinary number of lawsuits' for SoCal Gas

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Although the Aliso Canyon storage field has resumed limited operations, ongoing litigation and regulatory costs dog the company.

FAQ: SoCalGas has reopened Aliso Canyon — What's different?

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SoCalGas must keep the volume and pressure of gas at less than one-third of what it was in October 2015 when the gas well ruptured.

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Aliso Canyon faces another legal hurdle before reopening

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A California appeals court has temporarily halted the restart of a Los Angeles gas storage facility that was closed by a major blowout.

SoCal Gas pushes back on new gas safety demands

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In a lawsuit, SoCal Gas Co. asks a federal judge to stop Los Angeles County and the state's workplace safety agency Cal/OSHA from enforcing new rules.

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AQMD to soon withdraw Porter Ranch methane monitors

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After those monitors go, SoCal Gas and a company sponsored by a law firm suing the utility will operate the remaining methane monitors

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What gas leak? Buyers in Porter Ranch snap up luxury homes

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"I told my wife we were going to buy this house even if we had to wear a gas mask.” The demand has surprised the developer of a planned community near the leak site.

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