Keep attention on Aliso Canyon gas leak and its victims: Christy Smith

Sep 22, 2017
Christy Smith - LA Daily News

Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia and, now, Maria. Headline-snatching hurricanes and tropical thunderstorms are rapidly becoming a dystopian staple. With Texas recovering from the devastating effects of Harvey, Floridians reeling after Irma and Puerto Rico still underwater from Maria, Americans are justifiably consumed by the current hurricane hype. As we send our well-wishes, the whole nation gives our sympathy and unwavering support to the victims of these natural disasters.

Unfortunately — as is often the case with the volatile nature of news — as one issue receives justified attention and coverage, others fade into obscurity while still desperately requiring public attention and administrative oversight. This has quickly become Porter Ranch’s reality.

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