From: SuperStation 95.1FM
Post by Newsroom - Jan 05, 2016
Doctors in Los Angeles are urging people exposed to a gas leak from a broken natural gas well, to EVACUATE THE AREA to stop breathing toxic fumes.
According to health professionals, hundreds of citizens are suffering severe effects from breathing methane and volatile chemical carbons in gases being released from underground from a cracked natural gas well on the Porter Ranch in the Aliso CCanyon outside of Los Angeles. Symptoms range from nose bleeds, to swollen throats, to difficulty breathing, to respiratory distress, then failure, then cardiac arrest. Doctors are now publicly telling citizens "get out."
Officials confirm this is the largest natural gas leak ever recorded and that it is jeopardizing health and causing evacuations for thousands of Southern California residents… Methane is estimated to be leaking out of the Aliso Canyon site at a rate of about 62 million standard cubic feet, per day… it’s potentially devastating on a planetary scale… This is what the cracked gas well looks like; two large holes in the ground:
Erin Brockovich, Dec 21, 2015: “The enormity of the Aliso Canyon gas leak cannot be overstated… and it shows no sign of stopping… According to tests conducted in November by the California Air Resources Board, the leak is spewing 50,000 kilograms of gas per hour — the equivalent to the strength of a volcanic eruption.” Here's what it looks like in infra-red: MORE