SoCal Gas Seeks to Block Report From Safety Investigation

The Southern California Gas Company Tuesday asked a state utilities commission to exclude a damning report detailing the root causes of the 2015 Aliso Canyon methane blowout from the investigation of its safety culture, because a state employee who oversaw operations to close the leak contracted a rare form of cancer and is now suing the utility. 

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Monsanto Wins Chance to Pick Venue for Upcoming Roundup Trials

In a win for Monsanto following more than $2 billion in cancer-trial losses in California against the company’s popular weed killer Roundup, the federal judge overseeing nationwide litigation over the product said Wednesday Monsanto can choose where upcoming cases will be tried.

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