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California Examines Safety Of Gas Wells Amid Methane Leak

New information has surfaced about conditions surrounding the broken gas storage well releasing methane in southern California. The powerful greenhouse gas has been escaping for three months. It turns out the well was being operated in a way some experts say leaves little margin of safety, and the state of California is now re-examining the practice.

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