A ‘mini-Chernobyl’ in California

February 18, 2016 7:42 PM

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Disastrous methane leak shows there is no such thing as a clean fossil fuel

In November, injections of fluid that mixed with hydrocarbons began spitting up from the well and raining down as an oily mist on Porter Ranch, an upscale community of 30,000 below the storage field. Residents found oily residue indoors, but SoCal Gas took seven weeks to install giant screens to fil...

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