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San Bruno Explosion

New Details Emerge On San Bruno Pipeline’s Prior Leak

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has revealed that its employees dispute key information the company gave federal investigators about past problems on the gas line that ruptured.

CBS San Francisco–06/24/2011

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Getty Images)

Pipeline In San Bruno Explosion Also Sprang Leak In 1988

A pipeline that exploded in San Bruno last fall sprang a gas leak in a nearby spot years before, but Pacific Gas & Electric only told federal investigators about it a few weeks ago.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/08/2011

A firefighter is seen running as a massive fire roars through a San Bruno neighborhood. (AP)

Federal Prosecutors Probing San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

Federal prosecutors were seeking thousands of pages of documents from California regulators as they launched an investigation into the deadly gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/27/2011

Natural gas pipelines

Palo Alto Safety Officials Warn Of Rare Gas Pipeline Danger

The city of Palo Alto has launched a pipeline safety campaign designed to warn residents about the dangers of “cross bores.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/27/2011

A firefighter is seen running as a massive fire roars through a San Bruno neighborhood. (AP)

PG&E Facing Massive Fines Over San Bruno Blast

Regulators said Wednesday they plan to fine Pacific Gas & Electric Co. up to $1 million a day to sanction the company for failing to turn over key safety records.

CBS San Francisco–03/16/2011

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Getty Images)

PG&E Missing Some Gas Pipeline Safety Records

Pacific Gas & Electric said it is missing 8 percent of the records the utility is required to keep to ensure its pipelines are running safely.

CBS San Francisco–03/15/2011

Two firefighters assess the flames resulting from the gas line explosion in San Bruno on September 9, 2010. (AP)

6 Months Later, PG&E Frantically Digs For Pipeline Documents

State regulators have threatened Pacific Gas and Electric with fines and sanctions if the utility does not produce records detailing what it knew about the natural gas pipeline that exploded in San Bruno last September.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/09/2011

A firefighter is seen running as a massive fire roars through a San Bruno neighborhood. (AP)

San Bruno Pipeline Explosion Followed PG&E Repair Snafu

A repair project at Pacific Gas and Electric’s Milpitas facility went awry just before the San Bruno pipeline explosion last September, according to federal documents.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/08/2011

San Bruno gas pipeline blast

’94 San Bruno Pipeline Upgrade Didn’t Include Explosion Site

Records show utility crews replaced five miles of aging gas pipes under a San Bruno neighborhood less than two decades ago but stopped just short of a segment that ruptured and exploded last year.

CBS San Francisco–03/04/2011

Flames several stories high roar through a San Bruno neighborhood, following the gas line explosion September 9th. (AP)

Feds Call For Reforms After San Bruno Explosion Hearings

The nation needs new solutions to improve the safety of natural gas pipelines coursing beneath neighborhoods, federal investigators said Thursday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/03/2011

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