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Michael Peevey (PG&E)

San Francisco Dinner Honoring Ex-CPUC Exec Accused Of Shady Dealings Met With Protests

After stepping down over accusations of shady dealings, former California Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey was the guest of honor at a fancy dinner in San Francisco Thursday night.

02/12/2015

Michael Peevey (PG&E)

Embattled Ex-CPUC Chief Michael Peevey To Be Honored For ‘Lifetime Of Service’ At San Francisco Dinner

Amid accusations of being too cozy with the power companies he regulated, former California Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey will be the guest of honor at a dinner in San Francisco on Thursday.

02/10/2015

Michael Peevey (PG&E)

PG&E Releases Thousands Of Emails With CPUC Amid State Investigation

The California Public Utilities Commission Friday released roughly 65,000 email messages exchanged between PG&E Co. and agency officials between 2010 and 2014 as ordered because of a “judge shopping” scandal with PG&E, CPUC officials said.

01/30/2015

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PG&E Ordered To Turn Over 65,000 Emails To City Of San Bruno By End Of January

The city claims that several sets of previously released emails show a “cozy and improper” relationship between PG&E and the CPUC.

01/14/2015

Michael Peevey (PG&E)

Embattled CPUC President Michael Peevey Presiding Over Final Meeting – ‘I Surrender, Don’t Shoot’

The embattled president mentioned a long list of accomplishments during his tenure, but failed to address the San Bruno pipeline explosion and backdoor dealings with PG&E.

12/18/2014

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PG&E Fined $1.05 Million Over Backroom Negotiations; Utility To Appeal Decision

The decision stems from the disclosure of several private emails earlier this year between a PG&E executive and CPUC officials in a case over utility rates.

11/20/2014

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New Accusations Of Corrupt Political Exchange Between PG&E And Regulator

A consumer-advocacy group says one of the recently-released emails between PG&E and the California Public Utilities Commission shows the commission’s president pushed a backroom deal to award PG&E millions in unearned energy efficiency incentives.

11/19/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 30:  Pedestrians walk by a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) truck at a job site on July 30, 2014 in San Francisco, California. A federal grand jury has added 27 new charges, including obstruction of justice, the criminal case against Pacific Gas and Electric for the 2010 fatal natural gas explosion in San Bruno, California. The new indictment charges PG&E with felonies and replaces a previous indictment of 12 charges related to the utility's safety practices.  ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E Wants To Raise Gas Rates By $1 Billion Over 3 Years

PG&E has asked the California Public Utilities Commission to allow it to raise natural gas rates by $1 billion over three years, but a ratepayer’s advocacy group is trying to prevent them from doing so.

10/20/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California’s Attorney General Opens Investigation Into State Public Utilities Commission

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has opened an investigation into the state public utilities commission.

10/10/2014

Michael Peevey

CPUC President Peevey Won’t Seek Reappointment At End Of Term Amid Flap Over Inappropriate PG&E Emails

California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey announced Thursday that he will not seek reappointment to a new term amid criticism over inappropriate email exchanges between CPUC and PG&E over regulatory proceedings.

10/09/2014

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