San Bruno explosion
The California agency investigating the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood says Pacific Gas & Electric Co. should pay a $2.25 billion fine for its negligence leading up to the blast.
The California agency investigating a deadly pipeline explosion and the City of San Bruno are set to propose major fines they say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. should pay for its negligence leading up to the blast.
More than two and a half years after a pipeline explosion killed eight people in San Bruno, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Tuesday it has made sure that all of its gas transmission lines coursing through urban areas are running at safe operating pressures.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. rates are set to increase by $299 million to help pay for pipeline inspection and upgrade costs in the wake of the fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay area suburb.
The California Public Utilities Commission will decide on Thursday if they will adopt a new plan for repairs and upgrades to gas pipeline system. Their final decision will determine how PG&E shareholders and ratepayers will split the costs.
San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane is applauding the decision by former Sen. George Mitchell to step away from talks over how much Pacific Gas and Electric should be fined for the deadly 2010 pipeline disaster in his city’s Crestmoor neighborhood.
Survivors of the 2010 deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno are asking Gov. Jerry Brown to replace the president of the California Public Utilities Commission.
A group of city officials, consumer advocates and a state lawmaker on Wednesday attacked California regulators’ decision to hire former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell to oversee private settlement talks over the deadly pipeline explosion.
Former Sen. George Mitchell has been selected by the California Public Utilities Commission to mediate negotiations with PG&E over fines and penalties related to the 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.
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.