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Not home for the holidays: Porter Ranch residents to see swifter placement amid leak




Since Oct. 23, 2015, natural gas has been spewing from a ruptured well at SoCal Gas' Aliso Canyon Storage Facility near Porter Ranch.
Since Oct. 23, 2015, natural gas has been spewing from a ruptured well at SoCal Gas' Aliso Canyon Storage Facility near Porter Ranch.
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Thousands of residents in Porter Ranch won't be home for the holidays.

Locals have been moved into temporary digs, thanks to the continuing stench coming from the Aliso Canyon gas storage field. But some people affected by the smells say Southern California Gas Company was a little slow getting them out of the area. It's just one more aspect of this environmental disaster that is landing SoCal Gas in court.  

The city of Los Angeles and the gas company met on Wednesday before a judge and came to an agreement over the housing.

KPCC's infrastructure reporter Sharon McNary joined host A Martinez with an update.

To listen to the full interview, click on the blue audio player above.