The Woolsey Fire is one of the largest and most destructive fires in California history. The fire, which started almost a year ago, destroyed over 1,000 structures, including hundreds of homes, in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. More than 295,000 people were evacuated.
It’s been four years since employees at SoCalGas discovered the Aliso Canyon Gas Leak. More than 100,000 metric tons of methane and other chemicals were leaked into the air over a combined period of 100 days in 2015 and 2016.
The Trump administration on Wednesday sued to try to block California from engaging in international efforts against climate change, charging that the state exceeded its constitutional authority by joining with a Canadian province in a program to cut climate-damaging fossil fuel emissions.