CPUC Sets Terms For PG&E Independent Safety MonitorThe California Public Utilities Commission has set the terms for an independent oversight officer who will monitor PG&E for the next five years.
Federal Judge Considers Additional Conditions To PG&E ProbationA federal Judge used sharp language in addressing PG&E and its lawyers during a hearing on Wednesday to consider adding further conditions to the probation imposed after the utility's prior criminal convictions.
PG&E Giving San Bruno $3M For Fire Mitigation As Part Of Probation For 2010 BlastA federal judge overseeing PG&E's probation in a criminal pipeline safety case officially ruled Wednesday that PG&E can contribute $3 million to San Bruno for wildfire mitigation.
Prosecutors: Fires May Mean PG&E Violated Criminal SentenceFederal prosecutors say a California utility's role in igniting wildfires last year could allow a judge to find that it violated terms of its criminal conviction in a deadly gas pipeline explosion.
PG&E Accused Of Falsifying Safety Documents On Gas PipelinesRegulators are accusing one of California's largest utilities of falsifying safety documents on natural gas pipelines over a five-year period.
State Senator: Break Up PG&E If Their Negligence Caused WildfiresState Senator Jerry Hill says if it is determined negligence from PG&E caused the wine country fires, then he will move to break up the company.
CPUC Faces Whistleblower Complaint After San Bruno Blast InvestigationThe former chief administrative law judge at California's powerful utility regulator says she was fired for cooperating with investigators.
PG&E Fined $3 Million For Fatal San Bruno Pipeline ExplosionA federal judge Thursday imposed a $3 million fine, ordered PG&E to conduct a newspaper and television advertising campaign and required top executives to serve community service as part of the sentence in the fatal San Bruno pipeline explosion criminal case.
PG&E Ready To Pay Maximum For Deadly San Bruno ExplosionPacific Gas & Electric Co. says it is prepared to pay the maximum fine of $3 million after a jury convicted the company of deliberately violating pipeline safety regulations before a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.
PG&E Guilty Of Misleading Investigators In San Bruno Pipeline ExplosionA federal jury found California's largest utility guilty on Tuesday of misleading investigators about how it was identifying high-risk pipelines after a deadly pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Federal Investigator For San Bruno Explosion Testifies That PG&E Misled HimThe chief investigator in a National Transportation Safety Board probe into the fatal 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno testified at PG&E's criminal trial in San Francisco Wednesday that he believes the utility misled him.
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.