As Pacific Gas & Electric Co. faces a criminal investigation and lawsuits over the 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno, the utility’s new leadership is rolling out a campaign to regain public trust.
The city of San Bruno says Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has broken off settlement talks with the city about a compensation fund for the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion.
Assemblyman Jerry Hill said progress is being made but the state needs more reforms regarding pipeline safety.
The mayor of San Bruno is recently back from a conference in New Orleans that touched very close to home for the peninsula man: pipeline safety.
A natural gas pipeline that was undergoing safety testing burst open Sunday afternoon, sending water, mud and rocks across northbound Interstate Highway 280 at Farm Hill Boulevard.
A little over a year after a natural gas pipeline exploded in San Bruno, killing eight people and destroying dozens of homes, the city’s residents are trying to leave one of the most visible remnants of the blast in the past.
The city of San Francisco has filed a “notice of intent” to sue both the California Public Utilities Commission and federal regulators over what they say was a failure to enforce pipeline safety laws.
Independence Day fireworks appear to be an emotional trigger for some San Bruno residents, still reeling after the deadly and destructive September 2010 pipeline explosion.
After the deadly explosion in San Bruno on Sept. 9, state regulators ordered Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to produce records for its pipelines through urban areas or test them – the agency said Tuesday that some of that work will begin in May.
Survivors of a deadly gas pipeline explosion that ravaged a San Bruno neighborhood testified before California regulators on Tuesday night.