‘Plume chaser’ researchers fan out across San Fernando Valley to map reach of Porter Ranch gas leak

phillipsLos Angeles Daily News
Nathan Phillips, College of Arts & Sciences

Nathan Phillips and Bob Ackley cruised by the leaking gas field in Porter Ranch, then dropped their gaze to a portable wind and methane monitor…

Expert quote:

“We’re plume chasers. We want to discover what people are breathing, on the sidewalks and the streets of Porter Ranch and the Valley. It was as much about documenting this with numbers, apart from bearing witness to the largest national gas catastrophe, the mother of all gas leaks.”

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