LA Sues Oil Company for Allegedly Breaching Environmental Regulations

The city of Los Angeles' Attorney's Office has sued AllenCo Energy.

AllenCo Energy is being sued by the city of Los Angeles for allegedly releasing toxic vapors that have caused locals to become ill, according to an article from CBS. The vapors came from an oil field in University Park, Los Angeles, and the complaint from the city alleges the company failed to comply with environmental safety standards.

According to the article, the claim against the company suggests that AllenCo did not maintain fire suppression systems, did not comply with water quality control standards, and violated rules that were in place to ensure the safety of those who live by the oil field. Residents and business owners surrounding AllenCo have launched complaints about bothersome odors and health problems caused by AllenCo for years, according to CBS News.

The lawsuit would call for a "permanent injunction that would require AllenCo to fully comply with all the safety regulations in question," according to the article.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Complete Online Safety Training Courses

    Deliver state-of-the art, online safety training courses to your organization with IndustrySafe Training Management Software. Generate reports to track training compliance and automatically notify learners of upcoming or overdue classes.

  • Easy to Use Safety Inspection App

    Conduct inspections on the go with IndustrySafe’s mobile app. Complete safety audits at job sites and remote locations—with or without web access.

  • Track Key Safety Performance Indicators

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations to easily track safety KPIs and metrics. Gain increased visibility into your business’ operations and safety data.

  • Analyze Incident Data and Maintain OSHA Compliance

    Collect relevant incident data, analyze trends, and generate accurate regulatory reports, including OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 logs, through IndustrySafe’s extensive incident reporting and investigation module.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus