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.
CEO Says San Bruno Explosion Could Cost PG&E $1 BillionPG&E president and CEO Tony Earley said Thursday that civil settlements and potential fines stemming from a fatal gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno two years ago could cost the company more than $1 billion.
PG&E Tries To Repair Image From San Bruno Blast In New CampaignAs Pacific Gas & Electric Co. faces a criminal investigation and lawsuits over the 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno, the utility’s new leadership is rolling out a campaign to regain public trust.
PG&E Memo Says Downgrading Leaks Could Cut CostsA Pacific Gas & Electric Co. memo from a few years before the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion suggested that managers might want to consider downgrading leaks found on natural gas lines, instead of fixing them.
PG&E Blames 1956 Strength Test For San Bruno Pipeline BlastPacific Gas & Electric Co. said a pipeline strength test the company performed in 1956 damaged a weld and led to the 2010 explosion in San Bruno that left eight people dead and destroyed dozens of homes.
San Francisco Fire Chief Wants Meeting With PG&E Officials Over FirePG&E spokesman Joe Molica said the San Bruno Avenue fire presented a "unique situation." In a normal situation crews can shutoff a building's gas valve but in this case the valve was too close to the fire.
Crews Battle 4-Alarm Gas Fire In SF Portola NeighborhoodOne person was critically injured as San Francisco firefighters battled a four-alarm gas fire in the city’s Portola neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.
Bill Proposed To Ensure PG&E Blast Fine Is Spent On Pipeline UpgradesAssemblyman Jerry Hill says he doesn't want fines PG&E will pay to California for the San Bruno pipeline fire and explosion to be swallowed up by the state's general fund.
Families Welcomed Back To San Bruno Neighborhood After BlastFamilies returning to a San Bruno neighborhood destroyed by the 2010 gas pipeline explosion got an official welcome home by city officials on Monday.
San Bruno Officials Debating Future Of Remaining PipelineThe San Bruno City Council is taking three options into consideration over what to do with the pipeline involved in the 2010 blast that killed eight people.
Old PG&E Memo Shows Welding On San Bruno Pipeline Had Bad HistoryThe memo found that the pipeline that exploded in 2010 in San Bruno had a history of bad welding.
PG&E To Pay $17M In Fines For East Bay Safety ViolationsThe California Public Utilities Commission confirmed Thursday that PG&E will be fined nearly $17 million for irregularities in the utility’s gas pipeline safety testing in Contra Costa County.
San Bruno Announces $70M Blast Settlement With PG&E San Bruno city officials announced Monday that a $70 million settlement has been reached with PG&E for restitution for the deadly 2010 pipeline explosion in the city.
PG&E Wants Customers To Pay For Most Of Pipeline Safety PlanThe cost of Pacific Gas and Electric’s pipeline safety enhancement plan following the 2010 explosion in San Bruno is expected to top $2 billion and the utility wants its customers to pay for most of it.
San Bruno Says PG&E Abandoned Pipeline Explosion Settlement TalksThe city of San Bruno says Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has broken off settlement talks with the city about a compensation fund for the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion.