While catastrophic events like Aliso Canyon and the fatal San Bruno explosion have garnered international attention, natural gas leaks are widespread, everyday occurrences.
Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley Lab recently found that methane emissions in the San Francisco Bay Area may be roughly twice as high as estimated, and gas leaks are an “important source.”
Lax state regulators only began collecting data from gas companies in 2015.
In the final analysis, greedy gas companies and feckless public officials would rather pick up the bodies than do something to make communities safer.
Read the whole story in the San Francisco Examiner
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