Leaky Pipe in California Releasing “Volcano of Methane Pollution”


Bloomberg Operator Sempra Energy says it could still take three to four months to plug a leaky natural gas pipe in Southern California that has already leaked 800,000 metric tons of gas contributing to global warming since the issue was first discovered on Oct. 23. “You have this huge volcano of methane pollution and except for the fact that a lot of people are getting sick, it hasn’t engendered a lot of attention,” said Tim O’Connor, California oil and gas director for the green group Environmental Defense Fund. Read original story read more


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