Pacific Gas & Electric
San Carlos city officials Saturday activated an emergency operations center in a limited capacity following a meeting of city officials and PG&E representatives regarding the safety of a disputed gas pipeline.
A PG&E shareholder filed a lawsuit on Monday against the utility company’s management stating that the executives, not the people who own the utility’s common stock, should bear the cost of the San Bruno pipeline disaster.
One man had his leg severed Saturday and four others were also injured as shrapnel from the demolition of a power plant flew into a crowd of more than 1,000 spectators that had gathered in Bakersfield to watch it come down.
A San Bruno city official says lead attorneys probing a deadly pipeline explosion for state regulators have abruptly quit the investigation.
Pacific Gas and Electric has asked state regulators for permission to pass along to consumers the cost of upgrading its natural gas transmission system to safety standards adopted after the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.
A group of California lawmakers spent last week at a luxury hotel, all expenses paid, while attending an issues conference during a politically tumultuous week in California.
A small leak has been detected in Palo Alto on the same natural gas pipeline that exploded with deadly consequences last year in San Bruno, officials with Pacific Gas and Electric Company said Friday.
Pacific Gas and Electric has increased the amount of money it plans to spend on pipeline safety improvements over the next three years from $2.2 billion to $2.6 billion.
Some 50 people were evacuated from homes and businesses in Oakland Monday afternoon as PG&E crews respond to a gas leak.
The California State Public Utilities Commission on Friday launched a formal search for a new safety director.