California attorney general sues over gas leak near Los Angeles

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Posted: Feb 02, 2016 1:21 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California's attorney general filed a lawsuit against Southern California Gas Company, alleging the company failed to contain a massive natural gas leak near Los Angeles, or report it to authorities.

The lawsuit, filed in a Los Angeles state court and made public on Tuesday, seeks an injunction and civil penalties against the Sempra Energy division.

(Reporting by Dan Levine; Editing by David Gregorio)