CPUC Faces Whistleblower Complaint After San Bruno Blast InvestigationThe former chief administrative law judge at California's powerful utility regulator says she was fired for cooperating with investigators.
PG&E Fined $3 Million For Fatal San Bruno Pipeline ExplosionA federal judge Thursday imposed a $3 million fine, ordered PG&E to conduct a newspaper and television advertising campaign and required top executives to serve community service as part of the sentence in the fatal San Bruno pipeline explosion criminal case.
PG&E Ready To Pay Maximum For Deadly San Bruno ExplosionPacific Gas & Electric Co. says it is prepared to pay the maximum fine of $3 million after a jury convicted the company of deliberately violating pipeline safety regulations before a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.
PG&E Guilty Of Misleading Investigators In San Bruno Pipeline ExplosionA federal jury found California's largest utility guilty on Tuesday of misleading investigators about how it was identifying high-risk pipelines after a deadly pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Federal Investigator For San Bruno Explosion Testifies That PG&E Misled HimThe chief investigator in a National Transportation Safety Board probe into the fatal 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno testified at PG&E's criminal trial in San Francisco Wednesday that he believes the utility misled him.
Federal Judge Reduces PG&E’s Maximum Penalty For San Bruno BlastA federal judge in San Francisco has reduced the maximum possible fine that PG&E faces in a criminal case over the deadly San Bruno blast in 2010.
San Bruno Officials Denounce Gov. Brown’s Veto Of CPUC ReformsSan Bruno city officials were “extremely disappointed” Friday by Governor Jerry Brown’s veto of half a dozen bills intended to reform the California Public Utilities Commission in the wake of a deadly pipeline explosion.
Five Years After Blast, San Bruno Mayor Demands Greater Accountability From PG&E, CPUCFive years after the San Bruno pipeline disaster, the city’s Crestmoor neighborhood is rebuilding, Mayor Jim Ruane said Wednesday.
PG&E Seeks Dismissal Of Charges Stemming From San Bruno Explosion ProbePG&E has filed a barrage of motions in federal court in San Francisco, seeking dismissal of all of the 28 criminal charges it faces for alleged obstruction of justice and pipeline safety violations.
Lawmakers Try To Block PG&E Plan To Write Off $1.6 Billion Penalty From Deadly San Bruno Gas ExplosionA bill in the California Legislature would prohibit the state's largest utility from claiming tax deductions for a $1.6 billion penalty stemming from a deadly 2010 natural gas explosion.
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.
CPUC Imposes Record $1.6 Billion Fine On PG&E For San Bruno Pipeline ExplosionThe California Public Utilities Commission has approved to penalize Pacific Gas & Electric Co. a record $1.6 billion for the deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.