A California Public Utilities Commission member on Monday proposed a fining PG&E Co. $17.25 million—about two and one-half times the amount proposed by a hearing officer—for a late and misleading correction of records on a natural gas pipeline in San Carlos.
The California Public Utilities Commission has unanimously adopted new rail safety regulations, less than two weeks after two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers were killed while working on the tracks.
Pacific Gas and Electric is reconnecting a Northern California natural-gas pipeline that it was ordered to seal off for safety reasons after concerns surfaced in an e-mail from an engineer.
The California Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday ordered PG&E to keep a disputed natural gas pipeline in San Carlos out of service until its safety is verified by the commission’s staff.
Web-based car-sharing companies will have to make sure drivers undergo training and criminal background checks and have commercial liability insurance under rules approved by California regulators.
Nearly three years after a deadly pipeline explosion ripped through a San Bruno neighborhood, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. admitted Friday that it gave flawed reports about the safety of its pipelines after the disaster.
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.