Peninsula Lawmakers Want To Bar PG&E From Taking Tax Deductions On Fine For 2009 San Bruno BlastTwo Peninsula lawmakers introduced a bill in the California Legislature Friday that would bar PG&E from taking state tax deductions on up to $1.3 billion of a $1.6 billion penalty levied on the utility in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno.
Senior PG&E, CPUC Officials Lose Jobs Over Improper Email CommunicationsFour senior officials with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and the state commission regulating it were removed or resigned over emails released Monday showing the utility and state regulators appeared to negotiate which judge would be assigned to hear one of the utility's rate cases.
Four Years After Pipeline Explosion, San Bruno Neighborhood Still RebuildingFour years after a pipeline explosion tore through San Bruno’s Crestmoor neighborhood, the area is still rebuilding. Residents said they are fatigued by the construction.
PG&E Pleads Not Guilty On Federal Felony Charges Over 2010 San Bruno Explosion Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials are set to appear in court on Monday morning to face federal felony charges involving safety violations tied to the deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.
PG&E Developing Robots To Inspect Gas PipelinesPacific Gas & Electric is teaming up with other utility companies across the country to develop robots to enhance gas pipeline safety.
San Mateo Court Mistakenly Posts Secret PG&E San Bruno Settlement DocumentsA 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.
Senior PG&E Engineer Warned Of Gas Pipeline Tracking System Problems Before San Bruno BlastA senior engineer said he warned Pacific Gas & Electric supervisors about problems with the computer gas pipeline tracking system but he was told to keep using it.
PG&E To Perform Hydrostatic Test On Menlo Park Gas PipelinePacific Gas & Electric will be venting natural gas from a pipeline in the Menlo Park area Monday at 10 a.m. in preparation for hydrostatic pressure testing, county officials said Sunday.
Gas Odor Halts San Bruno Pipeline Work Near Deadly Blast SiteA strong smell of gas forced PG&E crews to halt excavations around a natural gas transmission pipeline in San Bruno on Saturday, a spokesman said Sunday.
San Bruno Triggers Fed Call To Repair Aging PipelinesThe Obama administration will push legislation designed to overhaul and upgrade America's aging oil and gas pipeline network in response to the deadly San Bruno blast.
PG&E Agrees To Pay For PUC Investigation Into San Bruno BlastPacific Gas and Electric has agreed to cover the cost of the investigation by the California Public Utilities Commission into last fall’s deadly explosion in San Bruno.
Computerization Of PG&E Records May Have Led To Loss Of Pipeline InfoA move nearly two decades ago by Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to computerize its records may have led to the company losing crucial information about its pipeline system.