California Public Utilities Commission
Nearly three years after a gas pipeline explosion tore through a San Bruno neighborhood, the city’s mayor continued his push for regulatory reforms in the wake of the disaster.
California regulators are calling on Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to pay at least $300 million in fines for a deadly 2010 gas pipeline blast.
The lead attorney for California’s utility regulator has recused himself from the agency’s investigation into how much Pacific Gas & Electric Co. should be fined for the deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno.
In response to a deadly limousine fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge last month, East Bay lawmaker Ellen Corbett has introduced legislation that would add safety features in limos.
A San Bruno city official says lead attorneys probing a deadly pipeline explosion for state regulators have abruptly quit the investigation.
An audit says Pacific Gas and Electric Co. did not use $50 million intended to improve its gas pipeline network in the decade leading up to a deadly explosion in a San Francisco Bay area suburb.
Officials at Pacific Gas & Electric say customers will not be paying the massive fines being sought by state regulators in the deadly 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno, but that PG&E’s shareholders will bear that cost.
The utility responsible for a deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno said Friday that the record $2.25 billion in fines being sought by state regulators is illegally excessive, but did not offer a specific dollar figure it considers reasonable.
The California agency investigating the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood says Pacific Gas & Electric Co. should pay a $2.25 billion fine for its negligence leading up to the blast.
California electricity consumers could see up to $2 billion in new refunds from energy wholesalers that profited during the state’s energy crisis more than a dozen years ago if a federal judge’s recommendation holds up at trial, state regulators said Thursday.