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Aliso Canyon gas leak

News Release
8/1/2017
Posted by Liza Tucker
Santa Monica, CA—Sempra shareholders have profited wildly from the favorable decisions taken by Jerry Brown’s appointees since the Governor was elected, and his sister Kathleen Brown, a Sempra board member, has made more than $1 million in cash and stock since joining the board four years ago, Consumer Watchdog said today in a new...
News Story
8/1/2017
Posted by Mark Reback
Despite concerns raised by residents and Los Angeles County leaders, Southern California Gas Co. said Monday it is restarting natural gas injections at Aliso Canyon wells and that the company has completed all safety measures to do so. Throughout Monday the company issued mixed messages about when injections resumed. But a letter sent to Porter...
News Story
8/1/2017
Posted by Mark Reback
One day after Sempra Energy’s regulated natural gas utility announced it had reopened the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage plant, a Southern California consumer activist group raised new questions about the San Diego energy giant’s close ties to Gov. Jerry Brown. The Governor’s Office rejected the groups’ report as old and...
News Story
8/1/2017
Posted by Mark Reback
Jane Fowler says she’s crippled with fear over Southern California Gas Co. resuming injections at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility near her home. The Granada Hills resident has endured headaches and nausea in recent years, she said, that would vanish when she distanced herself from the underground storage field, site of the...
News Story
3/31/2017
Posted by Mark Reback
A scathing Los Angeles County study has concluded that the troubled Aliso Canyon natural gas facility isn’t needed to ensure reliability of electricity and gas service in the region this summer or the coming winter. That review sharply contrasts with the dire warnings issued last summer by state regulators, who stirred up fears of blackouts...
Video
2/6/2017
Posted by Connor
Consumer Watchdog and it's coalition partners release report detailing Governor Brown's poor environmental record in addition to his role in the Aliso Canyon natural Gas facility's continued operation.  California has an energy glut in light of Jerry Brown's administrations continued role in the opening of new Natural Gas...
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1/27/2017
Posted by Connor
Consumer Watchdog and it's coalition partner Food & Water Watch rally resistance against the reopening of the Aliso Canyon natural gas facility, the site of major methane leaks last year.  
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1/26/2017
Posted by Connor
Consumer Watchdog & Food and Water Watch are organizing a protest at the Aliso Canyon natural gas facility tonight to try to stop the reopening of the facility that infamously had leaks in 2016.
News Story
1/24/2017
Posted by Connor
Withdrawal by Southern California Gas spurs claims of supply manipulation.   Southern California Gas Co. tapped the troubled Aliso Canyon natural gas storage field Tuesday after issuing an alert about potential supply shortages because of increased consumer demand. Hours after withdrawing gas from Aliso Canyon -- a facility that has been shut...
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1/23/2017
Posted by Mark Reback
SoCalGas is under fire from Consumer Watchdog and Food & Water Watch for prematurely reopening natural gas wells at the Aliso Canyon facility.