PG&E Touts Awards For Gas Pipeline Operations; San Bruno Says Utility Is 'Playing Russian Roulette'Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced it has received two international awards for its gas operations on the same day the utility was criticized by San Bruno’s mayor for what a competing press release called ‘playing Russian roulette with California cities.”
CPUC Allows PG&E To Raise Pressure In Aging San Carlos Gas PipelineThe California Public Utilities Commission at a meeting in San Francisco Thursday allowed PG&E to raise the pressure in a controversial natural gas pipeline in San Carlos to a normal operating level.
PG&E Shareholders Suing Over San Bruno Pipeline ExplosionThis comes after the utility’s president on Wednesday called for full review of how management handled another flawed pipeline in San Carlos.
PG&E May Face $17.5M For Misleading Pipeline RecordsA 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.
PG&E Allowed To Reconnect San Carlos Natural Gas LinePacific 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.
PG&E Ordered To Keep San Carlos Gas Line Closed, CPUC InvestigatesThe 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.
PG&E Reports Progress On Safety Following San Bruno BlastMore than two and a half years after a pipeline explosion killed eight people in San Bruno, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Tuesday it has made sure that all of its gas transmission lines coursing through urban areas are running at safe operating pressures.
PG&E Offers $550 Million To Settle Charges In San Bruno BlastPG&E offered the money as a settlement, but refused to admit that it failed to maintain a safe gas system.
PG&E Customers To Foot $299 Million In Pipeline Safety CostsPacific Gas and Electric Co. rates are set to increase by $299 million to help pay for pipeline inspection and upgrade costs in the wake of the fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay area suburb.
Mitchell Steps Down From PG&E San Bruno Blast MediationSan Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane is applauding the decision by former Sen. George Mitchell to step away from talks over how much Pacific Gas and Electric should be fined for the deadly 2010 pipeline disaster in his city's Crestmoor neighborhood.
San Bruno Explosion Survivors Want CPUC President ReplacedSurvivors of the 2010 deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno are asking Gov. Jerry Brown to replace the president of the California Public Utilities Commission.
Uproar Over Mitchell Appointment In San Bruno Explosion TalksA group of city officials, consumer advocates and a state lawmaker on Wednesday attacked California regulators’ decision to hire former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell to oversee private settlement talks over the deadly pipeline explosion.