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Massive California gas leak permanently capped

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SEALED. A general view over homes affected by the gas leak from the mountain behind them are pictured in the affluent community Porter Ranch Estates in Porter Ranch, California, USA, January 7, 2016. File photo by Mike Nelson/EPA
‘We have confirmed that the leak of gas has been capped. We have the gas emissions under control,’ says an official of the California Department of Conservation

LOS ANGELES, USA (Feb. 19, 2016) — A leaking gas well that spewed tons of methane into the air and forced thousands of Los Angeles residents from their homes has been permanently sealed, state officials said Thursday, February 18.

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