Deserted oil wells haunt Los Angeles with toxic fumes and enormous cleanup costs – Center for Public Integrity
Center for Public Integrity
The Center for Public Integrity is an investigative newsroom that exposes betrayals of the public trust by powerful interests.
After more than a century of aggressive drilling by fossil fuel companies, most of LA's profitable oil is gone. What remains is a costly legacy: nearly 1,000 wells across the city, deserted by their owners, are exposing neighborhoods to toxic gases.
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