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.
A San Bruno city official says lead attorneys probing a deadly pipeline explosion for state regulators have abruptly quit the investigation.
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.