PG&E Pleads Not Guilty To Indictment In 2010 San Bruno Explosion; New Grand Jury Probe RevealedPacific Gas & Electric Co. has pleaded not guilty to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno in 2010.
Judge Allows Shareholders' Lawsuit Against PG&E ContinueA San Mateo County Superior Court judge Monday lifted a stay on a shareholders' lawsuit that accuses PG&E Co. officers and directors of violating their fiduciary duty by allegedly failing to prevent safety violations that led to a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno in 2010.
PG&E Charged With Obstruction Of Probe Into Deadly San Bruno ExplosionA federal grand jury has indicted Pacific Gas and Electric Company for allegedly obstructing the federal investigation into the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.
PG&E Developing Robots To Inspect Gas PipelinesPacific Gas & Electric is teaming up with other utility companies across the country to develop robots to enhance gas pipeline safety.
PG&E Acknowledges It Will Likely Face Criminal Charges In San Bruno ExplosionA disclosure document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by PG&E Corp. and its subsidiary said the company expects the federal government will bring criminal charges against the utility in connection with the Sept. 9, 2010, explosion of its transmission pipeline in San Bruno.
San Bruno Suing CPUC Over San Bruno Explosion Documents; Alleges Improper Relationships With PG&EThe City of San Bruno is suing the California Public Utilities Commission to force the release of documents the city claims will show improper conduct between CPUC regulators and Pacific Gas and Electric company.
State Senate Committee Probes California Public Utilities Commission Over SafetyA state senate subcommittee will probe the California Public Utilities Commission on Monday in San Francisco about it’s perceived lack of safety enforcement in the years since the San Bruno gas pipeline explosion.
Peninsula City Leaders Call For Pipeline Safety Transparency At Legislative HearingAn array of officials from San Bruno, San Carlos and other Peninsula cities called at a state legislative hearing in San Carlos Monday for more, better, and more technical information about pipeline safety.
Gas Main Capped After Caltrain Construction Crew Severs San Bruno PipeWorkers have capped a gas leak in San Bruno that shut down commuter train service in two directions.
PG&E To Pay $565M In Settlements Over San Bruno Pipeline ExplosionPacific Gas & Electric Co. expects to pay a total of $565 million in legal settlements and other claims from a deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area suburb, the utility said.
PG&E Calls $2.25 Billion Fine For San Bruno Blast ExcessiveThe utility responsible for a deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno said Friday that the record $2.25 billion in fines being sought by state regulators is illegally excessive, but did not offer a specific dollar figure it considers reasonable.
Fines For San Bruno Pipeline Explosion Likely To Exceed $1BThe 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.
Chevron Report Details Failures That Led To Richmond Refinery FireCorrosion that damaged a steel pipe led to a disastrous fire at Chevron’s Richmond refinery last August, oil company officials confirmed in a report released Friday.
Gas Pipeline Under Alamo's Iron Trail Raises Safety ConcernsProperty owners who have built fences and other structures along Contra Costa County’s Iron Horse Trail have officials worried. That’s because there is a high-pressure jet fuel petroleum pipeline that runs under it.
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.