Aliso Canyon

New Study Calls For Monitoring Old Oil & Gas Wells For Air Emissions

A new study on the hazardous gas emissions from the calamitous 2015 blowout of the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility, near Porter Ranch, CA, has found that apart from methane, a group of other hazardous pollutants escaped into the air, affecting many residents in the area. The study calls for air monitoring at underground gas storage facilities nationwide, potentially affecting thousands of sites around the country.

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As a result of the Aliso Canyon natural gas leak earlier this year, and the facility’s subsequent closure, the California Public Utilities Commission mandated (in May) an accelerated procurement for energy storage in order to avoid potential electricity shortfall issues and rolling blackouts. Utility companies, such as Southern California Edison, … [continued]