Congressman Brad Sherman

Representing the 30th District of CALIFORNIA

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Feb 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington DC –Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) who lives in the Porter Ranch community (site of the largest natural gas leak in history), released the following statement after reports that SoCalGas will soon cap the leaking well (SS.25) at the Aliso Canyon storage facility:

Feb 10, 2016 Press Release

Washington DC – Following urging from Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), the Small Business Administration (SBA) made businesses near Porter Ranch eligible for Economic Injury Disaster Loans. The natural gas leak in the Aliso Canyon storage facility, run by the Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas), is the largest known gas leak in U.S.

Feb 4, 2016 Press Release

Washington DC –Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) who lives in the Porter Ranch community (site of the largest natural gas leak in history), wrote a letter to the Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) urging them to help research and develop a natural gas additive that is less toxic than mercaptan.

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Feb 2, 2016 Press Release

Sherman Oaks – Congressman Sherman (D-CA), who lives in the Porter Ranch community (site of the largest natural gas leak in history), will introduce the Natural Gas Storage Safety Act, legislation designed to prevent future gas leaks. Sherman’s home is about as close as any residence to the leak, which has displaced over 4,000 families.

Jan 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington DC – Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) released a statement in support of an amendment introduced by Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer that would direct Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz to lead a broad federal review of the cause and the response to the natural gas leak at Southern California Gas Company's Aliso Canyon Natural Gas storage facility

Jan 29, 2016 Press Release

Baltimore, MD – In response to a question posed by Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) at the 2016 Democratic Caucus Issues Conference, President Barack Obama promised to have his staff work with Sherman on natural gas storage safety standards. Sherman’s district includes the Porter Ranch area of California which has been impacted by an ongoing natural gas leak that has displaced o

Jan 27, 2016 Press Release

Sherman Oaks - On Tuesday evening, just over nine thousand Valley residents participated in an interactive “Telephone Town Hall” hosted by Congressman Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks).

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Jan 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington DC - Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, praised a recent vote by the Council of Europe regarding violence in Nagorno-Karabakh.  The resolution, which was voted down, would have called for a process to work on resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute under the Council of Europe that did not include the U.S.  Prior to

Jan 26, 2016 Press Release

Sherman Oaks – Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) wrote a letter today urging Governor Jerry Brown to enforce his Aliso Canyon Gas Leak State of Emergency Proclamation in light of testimony delivered yesterday by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) contrary to that Proclamation.

Jan 21, 2016 Press Release

Sherman Oaks –Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) tours the Aliso Canyon storage facility.

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