Two state agencies cleared the Aliso Canyon gas storage field to resume operations on Wednesday, while the same afternoon Governor Jerry Brown called for it to eventually close.
It's an odd juxtaposition of different state entities acting simultaneously on the controversial gas storage field, where a well ruptured in late 2015 and drove thousands of people from their homes.
The well could soon resume operations, according to a joint announcement by officials of the California Public Utilities Commission and the state Department of Conservation's Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources.
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Sharon McNary, KPCC’s infrastructure reporter who’s been following the story