San Bruno explosion
Lawmakers Try To Block PG&E Plan To Write Off $1.6 Billion Penalty From Deadly San Bruno Gas Explosion
A 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.
Two 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.
The 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.
The San Francisco suburb hit by a deadly gas-line blast in 2010 is supporting a proposed tougher penalty for Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
After stepping down over accusations of shady dealings, former California Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey was the guest of honor at a fancy dinner in San Francisco Thursday night.
Embattled Ex-CPUC Chief Michael Peevey To Be Honored For ‘Lifetime Of Service’ At San Francisco Dinner
Amid accusations of being too cozy with the power companies he regulated, former California Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey will be the guest of honor at a dinner in San Francisco on Thursday.
The California Public Utilities Commission Friday released roughly 65,000 email messages exchanged between PG&E Co. and agency officials between 2010 and 2014 as ordered because of a “judge shopping” scandal with PG&E, CPUC officials said.
The mayor of San Bruno and two state lawmakers are asking Attorney General Kamala Harris to investigate secret, illegal emails between PG&E and the state agency that is supposed to regulate it.
Four 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.
A day before the four-year anniversary of a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, Mayor Jim Ruane said Monday morning that he expects to have repairs in the community mostly completed by next year.