LOS ANGELES - City Attorney Mike Feuer announced today that the County of Los Angeles has joined his suit against the Southern California Gas Company over the ongoing public health emergency at their natural gas facility near Porter Ranch.
“L.A. County joining our suit is an important development in our continued push to end this disaster, get relief for residents and ensure nothing like this happens again,” said Feuer. "We need to work together, as a team, to solve tough problems. That's just what's happening here." “We are pleased that the County will join in this action to pressure the Gas Company to stop the leak and hold them accountable to the residents of Porter Ranch,” said Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich. Feuer’s suit, which the County has joined, seeks to put into effect judicially enforceable steps including:
Ensuring the leak is repaired as quickly as possible.