Pipeline explosion

Year In Review: 2010 Top News Stories

Lawmaker Hopes Prosecutors Act Before San Bruno Explosion Statute Expires

Sept. 9 will mark three years since the devastating pipeline explosion that rocked San Bruno; it will also be the final day for San Mateo County prosecutors and the State of California to file criminal charges against the utility for the deadly 2010 incident that claimed 8 lives, injured many, and leveled entire homes.


Year In Review: 2010 Top News Stories

Regulators Call On PG&E To Pay Record $300M Fine In San Bruno Explosion

California regulators are calling on Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to pay at least $300 million in fines for a deadly 2010 gas pipeline blast.


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San Mateo Court Mistakenly Posts Secret PG&E San Bruno Settlement Documents

A San Mateo court has mistakenly posted secret Pacific Gas & Electric settlement documents showing more than $2 million went to a teenager burned in the San Bruno gas pipeline explosion.



PG&E Tries To Repair Image From San Bruno Blast In New Campaign

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.


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

San Bruno Says PG&E Abandoned Pipeline Explosion Settlement Talks

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.


Year In Review: 2010 Top News Stories

Peninsula Lawmaker Wants More Stringent Pipeline Reform

Assemblyman Jerry Hill said progress is being made but the state needs more reforms regarding pipeline safety.


Site of the San Bruno pipeline explosion of September 2010 on May 19, 2011. (KCBS/Chris Filippi)

San Bruno Mayor Stresses Human Factor To Pipeline Industry Execs

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.


PG&E workers inspect a segment of gas pipeline.

PG&E Pipeline Explodes During Test, Causes Mudslide On I-280 In Woodside

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.


San Bruno residents fill in a crater left by the deadly 2010 pipeline explosion. (CBS)

San Bruno Residents Fill Crater Left Behind By Pipeline Explosion

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.


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San Francisco Files ‘Notice of Intent’ To Sue CPUC Over Pipeline Safety

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.