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As US Energy Secretary Arrives in So Cal, Bay Area Climate Activists Launch Daring Protest Occupation of the California Public Utilities Commission


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As US Energy Secretary Arrives in So Cal, Bay Area Climate Activists Launch Daring Protest Occupation of the California Public Utilities Commission

SAN FRANCISCO - As US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz arrives in Southern California to tour the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility where a months-long gas leak crisis has caused the evacuation of thousands of people from their homes in the community of Porter Ranch, two Bay Area residents have scaled the entrance to the headquarters of the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) and are occupying a ledge to protest the PUC’s failure to protect the Golden State from the climate and health impacts of methane from underground natural gas storage facilities.

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