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Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks

By BRIAN MELLEY
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A blowout at a natural gas well that gushed uncontrollably for 16 weeks and drove thousands of residents from their Los...full story
updated 2016-02-12 06:22 AM
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    Updated: 2016/02/12 07:40 GMT+08:00
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Massive gas leak near Los Angeles plugged after 16 weeks
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Associated Press

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