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.
San Bruno Wants Tougher Fine For Deadly PG&E Pipeline ExplosionThe San Francisco suburb hit by a deadly gas-line blast in 2010 is supporting a proposed tougher penalty for Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
San Francisco Dinner Honoring Ex-CPUC Exec Accused Of Shady Dealings Met With ProtestsAfter 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 DinnerAmid 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.
PG&E Releases Thousands Of Emails With CPUC Amid State InvestigationThe 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.
Attorney General Kamala Harris Called On To Investigate Secret PG&E-CPUC EmailsThe 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.