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Worker Punctures Gas Line, Sparking Fire In Berkeley

An underground gas line near the driveway of a Berkeley home was punctured by a worker doing excavation on Tuesday, causing a fire that burned the front of the home and a van parked outside.

03/12/2013

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2 Danville Schools Sheltering In Place Due To Gas Odor

Two Danville schools were sheltering in place as fire and PG&E crews investigated the source of a natural gas odor reported in the area, a San Ramon Valley Fire District spokeswoman said.

12/12/2012

A power cable from a vehicle charging station is seen plugged into the side of a Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid August 25, 2010 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Federal Grant To Help Bay Area Companies Use Alternative Fuel Vehicles

The federal government has approved a $1 million grant that Bay Area air quality regulators hope will simplify the process for companies interested in vehicle fleets that run on hydrogen and natural gas.

12/06/2012

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Dublin Target Store, Nearby Restaurant Evacuated Due To Gas Leak

A Dublin Target store and a nearby restaurant were evacuated Monday morning because of a gas leak, an Alameda County fire official said.

11/12/2012

A firefighter carries equipment as he battles a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno, California. (Getty Images)

Mitchell Steps Down From PG&E San Bruno Blast Mediation

San 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.

10/26/2012

The remains of a gas line lie on the ground after an explosion September 10, 2010 in San Bruno, California. The explosion rocked a neighborhood near San Francisco International Airport, destroying 38 homes, killing at least 4 people, and injuring dozens.  (Photo by Eric Risberg-Pool/Getty Images)

San Bruno Explosion Survivors Want CPUC President Replaced

Survivors of the 2010 deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno are asking Gov. Jerry Brown to replace the president of the California Public Utilities Commission.

10/22/2012

Workers survey burned homes after pipeline explosion in San Bruno (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Uproar Over Mitchell Appointment In San Bruno Explosion Talks

A 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.

10/17/2012

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Gas Leak Causes Evacuation Of Novato Homes

A gas leak has caused the evacuation of five homes and blocked off several streets in the Hamilton area of Novato Friday afternoon, a Novato Fire Protection District battalion chief said.

10/05/2012

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Gas Leak Prompts Evacuation Of Brentwood Apartment Building

A gas leak in Brentwood evacuated a nearby apartment building Tuesday, a PG&E spokesman said.

09/26/2012

A worker surveys a burned home near the epicenter of the gas line explosion that devastated a neighborhood in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Signs Pipeline Safety Bills

Assemblyman Jerry Hill was in San Francisco Monday morning to announce that three bills he authored that focus on natural gas pipeline safety were signed into law over the weekend.

09/24/2012

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