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Gas, Oil Pipelines On, And Near School Campus On South Coast Prompt Effort To Move School

Posted on Monday, April 14, 2014 12:55am

Three Gas, Oil Pipelines Run Under Sports Field Between Basketball Courts, Softball Field At Somis School, In Ventura County Community Of Somis

A small school district on the South Coast wants to build a new school, after officials realized there are four operating gas, and oil pipelines running through, or next to its existing campus.

Gas company officials say the lines are tested regularly, and are safe, but some school officials and community residents are concerned that the pipelines are more than a half century old, and think the potential for disaster is too high.

KCLU’S Lance Orozco has the story:  Somis School Safety Concerns

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