SoCalGas Can't Take Down Natural Gas Monitoring Rule

Law360, New York (October 28, 2011, 3:46 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court ruled against the Southern California Gas Co. on Thursday, upholding an air quality management agency rule requiring the gas company to monitor and report data about the natural gas in its pipeline system.

SoCalGas, the largest natural gas distribution utility in the country, claimed a rule passed in 2009 was an overreach by the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The rule requires the company to monitor and report data about its natural gas supplies to track changes in emissions, according to...
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