PG&E May Face $17.5M For Misleading Pipeline RecordsA California Public Utilities Commission member on Monday proposed a fining PG&E Co. $17.25 million—about two and one-half times the amount proposed by a hearing officer—for a late and misleading correction of records on a natural gas pipeline in San Carlos.
PG&E Allowed To Reconnect San Carlos Natural Gas LinePacific Gas and Electric is reconnecting a Northern California natural-gas pipeline that it was ordered to seal off for safety reasons after concerns surfaced in an e-mail from an engineer.
PG&E Ordered To Keep San Carlos Gas Line Closed, CPUC InvestigatesThe California Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday ordered PG&E to keep a disputed natural gas pipeline in San Carlos out of service until its safety is verified by the commission's staff.
PG&E Reports Progress On Safety Following San Bruno BlastMore 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.
PG&E Offers $550 Million To Settle Charges In San Bruno BlastPG&E offered the money as a settlement, but refused to admit that it failed to maintain a safe gas system.
PG&E Customers To Foot $299 Million In Pipeline Safety CostsPacific 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.
Mitchell Steps Down From PG&E San Bruno Blast MediationSan 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.
San Bruno Explosion Survivors Want CPUC President ReplacedSurvivors of the 2010 deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno are asking Gov. Jerry Brown to replace the president of the California Public Utilities Commission.
Uproar Over Mitchell Appointment In San Bruno Explosion TalksA 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.
Gov. Brown Signs Pipeline Safety BillsAssemblyman Jerry Hill was in San Francisco Monday morning to announce that three bills he authored that focus on natural gas pipeline safety were signed into law over the weekend.
CPUC Warns San Francisco About Aging PipelinesThe California Public Utilities Commission is putting pressure on San Francisco to allow Pacific Gas & Electric Co. crews to replace miles of cast iron pipes that they said are aging and dangerous.