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Inform Yourself - Oil & Gas Health & Safety Issues
Oil & Gas Reference Materials - 56 Scientific PDFs
2019 Corroded Well Lining Caused Alison Canyon Gas Leak that displaced thousands, report says,"In a 258-page report, investigators said that groundwater had corroded the metal lining of a more-than-50-year-old underground well, leading to its rupture at 892 feet below ground. The report also said that SoCalGas, the company that owns and operates the natural gas well, did not meaningfully investigate or analyze more than 60 previous leaks at the facility The company did not properly monitor its wells at the site, the report said, adding that “the approach to well integrity at Aliso Canyon had been reactive rather than proactive.”
2018 Long-Term Viability of Underground Natural Gas Storage in California
A statewide field of leading energy researchers' Report recommends thorough investigation into Playa del Rey/SoCalGas' underground gas storage operations due to lack of gas containment and potential need for shut down.
CCST PDF Click below:
Ballona Watershed Fly-Over is a bird's eye view of a new vision for Los Angeles, CA https://youtu.be/clfE5HDxOew
Burning Questions, Power Politics (NBC PEABODY AWARD WINNING NEWS SERIES):
Investigative Reports: Playa Vista / Ballona Wetlands / Oilfield Gas problems / LA Methane Mitigation - Does it work at Playa Vista? LA City Controller Laura Chick Audit = the records are "mush" and "deeply flawed".
ROGUE METHANE STALKS LA STREETS/ Frank Snepp Exclusives
2016 Porter Ranch Leak Raises Concerns Elsewhere
In the early 1990's Patricia McPherson, President of Grassroots Coalition, became concerned about oil and gas leaks in Playa del Rey, California. With the help and guidance of Dr. Bernard Endres, an oil field gas migration expert, author and attorney, her interest expanded into oil and gas fields throughout California and continues to this day.
Nathan Phillips, a pioneer of utilizing the PICARRO methodology of ambient methane air testing on streets in Boston, worked with Grassroots Coalition to provide the PICARRO graphics of ambient air methane monitoring for the Los Angeles basin. Above, is one graphic, among many in the Ballona Wetlands area, that reveal high levels of methane out-gassing along Jefferson Blvd. The catch basin, aka freshwater marsh, is seen above, showing the first skyrocketing levels/spikes of methane. The high levels/spikes continue across the Playa Vista site. To the west of Lincoln Blvd. larger spikes of methane can also be seen. (2014)
Bill would delay reopening Aliso Canyon Gas Field
Infographic: Like Porter Ranch, neighborhoods in Playa del Rey, Montebello SIT NEAR aging gas wells |89.3 KPCC
|California Energy Markets - "Grassroots Coalition Shines Light on SoCalGas / Sempra Energy Gas Wells / Lot Sales in Playa del Rey, California. September 21, 2001 Stadish case showed children getting sick because their house was built on top of a leaky old gas well.|
PLAYA VISTA ALERT
Underground gas storage of unrefined petroleum based gases is a cheap method compared to steel tanks, but is associated with cancer plumes and poor health of everyone downwind.
This page lists resources to keep you informed, more informed than newspapers now a days are willing to publishing about their advertisers.
Oilfield "fracking" is a new form of pollution that is the longest lasting damage to the land, worse than salting the ground to prevent plants and animals living on it, or a man growing food for his family, neighbors and you and me. Fracking permanently poisons, yes poisons, the underground water, permanently poisons the air, yes the air, as natural gas and associated poisonous gases seep out of the water table to harm all life at ground level, your pets, crawling children, and you and me. Fracking leads to water and air plumes of poisons stretching miles into all homes and bodies of wate
Courtesy of: Citizens Coalition for a Safe Community
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|State Acquisition of Ballona Wetlands
Ballona Wetlands Land Trust
The Playa Vista
“Buyer Beware” Education Program
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Liquid Natural Gas (LNG), Methane and Gasoline leaks and explosions do happen.
www.NTSB.Gov investigators write official reports, and summarize dangerous patterns, and change the rules to prevent them. This page links to 121 such reports since 1969.