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The Board of Supervisors unanimously authorized Counsel to file for a temporary restraining order if the Gas Company refuses to extend the period it will pay for relocation expenses from 8 days to 30 days from the capping of the well, in closed session Tuesday.

Counsel will contact the Gas Company by Wednesday following up on the Board’s February 10 5-signature letter to the Gas Company requesting the 30-day extension.

The County Department of Public Health has determined that now that the well is sealed and the emissions have ceased, the time needed for a comprehensive evaluation of the air monitoring results and home testing is at least 30 days,” said Supervisor Michael Antonovich. “An 8-day limit established by the City of Los Angeles and the Gas Company victimizes the victims once again.”

On February 9, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Antonovich to send a 5-signature letter to the Gas Company and the L.A. City Attorney urging them to work with County Department of Public Health and the Air Quality Management District (AQMD) and continue paying relocation fees for dislocated residents up to 30 days after the Aliso Canyon gas leak is officially capped.

In a weekend negotiation at the time, the Gas Company and the City of Los Angeles agreed to a 7-night, 8-day timeframe by when residents must return to their residence otherwise reimbursement for relocation expenses will stop.

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  1. Hardin Rich says:

    This is no more than a big money grab, fpr the most part set in motion by the law firms and attorneys. Have none of these people who are complain never had a gas leak at home? This is all blown so out of proportion. What will be next? Will they claim the now have PTSD and want to be permanently relocated..at the cost of SoCalGas. The SCAQMD,CARB, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and many others have shown that the levels of methane, benzine and the ordorants that were found within the community to be well within limits. If not for the odorants, as gas is odorless, most likely this would have never come to anyone’s attention or caused for the most part, these psychosomatic symptoms.

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