San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

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Peninsula Firefighters Now Armed With PG&E Pipeline Info

Risk assessments of the Pacific Gas and Electric pipelines that run beneath several peninsula communities have been incorporated into maps the Menlo Park Fire Protection District uses for training and response, said Chief Harold Schapelhouman.



PG&E Proposes Lower Stability Standards For Utility Poles

There’s a new effort by PG&E to lower the stability standards for its power poles, and the move has prompted concerns among state regulators in the wake of the San Bruno disaster.


Flames from a massive fire are seen in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Getty Images)

Executives Leaving, PG&E Reorganizing In Wake Of San Bruno Blast

Two top Pacific Gas & Electric Co. executives are resigning—one with a sizeable bonus—as the California utility reorganizes following the deadly explosion on one of its high-pressure gas lines in San Bruno.

CBS San Francisco–04/07/2011

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Pressure Increase On San Bruno Line Violated Rules

The pressure increases that occurred on the natural gas pipeline that exploded in San Bruno last fall violated federal regulations, according to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle.

CBS San Francisco–02/20/2011

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Peninsula Lawmaker Proposes Pipeline Safety Bill

A Peninsula assemblyman has proposed a bill aimed at preventing pipeline explosions like the natural gas blast that killed eight people in San Bruno.



PG&E To Reward Conservation Following San Bruno Blast

Nearly three months after the deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno, natural gas still isn’t flowing at full pressure into San Francisco and the Peninsula, so PG&E is offering a reward to customers who conserve during chilly winter days.


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2 PG&E Employees Await Interview By San Bruno Blast Investigators

Two key Pacific Gas and Electric Company employees, who were on duty the night of the San Bruno pipeline explosion, have yet to speak to federal investigators about the incident.


A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Getty Images)

Independent Panel To Investigate San Bruno Explosion

The State Public Utilities Commission has appointed a five-member Independent Review Panel to investigate the San Bruno PG&E pipeline explosion and with winter approaching the panel must move fast.