Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it will comply with a judge’s order and shut down a natural gas pipeline in San Carlos after safety issues were raised.
An audit says Pacific Gas and Electric Co. did not use $50 million intended to improve its gas pipeline network in the decade leading up to a deadly explosion in a San Francisco Bay area suburb.
A judge has tentatively agreed to have customers pay a little more than half the $2.2 billion cost to improve Pacific Gas & Electric Co.’s gas lines.
An interview with Mark Toney with TURN on efforts being made by state regulators and utility companies to ensure pipeline safety in California.
The president of the California Public Utilities Commission was widely criticized for appointing himself in charge of the penalty phase of the San Bruno pipeline explosion investigation, and now, CPUC President Michael Peevey said that he won’t be working alone on the probe.
An interview with Congresswoman Jackie Speier on the deadlock in Congress and legislation she is working on regarding pipeline safety and rapes in the military.
California Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein called on Congress to pass even stricter measures to prevent pipeline disasters like the one in San Bruno.
There was no early indication regarding cost, but it was expected that the company would seek a rate increase to cover it.
The report placed the majority of the blame on PG&E for the San Bruno explosion.
Just days before the one-year anniversary of the San Bruno pipeline explosion, a new federal draft report on the safety of the natural gas industry is coming under question.