Lawmakers Try To Block PG&E Plan To Write Off $1.6 Billion Penalty From Deadly San Bruno Gas ExplosionA bill in the California Legislature would prohibit the state's largest utility from claiming tax deductions for a $1.6 billion penalty stemming from a deadly 2010 natural gas explosion.
Peninsula Lawmakers Want To Bar PG&E From Taking Tax Deductions On Fine For 2009 San Bruno BlastTwo Peninsula lawmakers introduced a bill in the California Legislature Friday that would bar PG&E from taking state tax deductions on up to $1.3 billion of a $1.6 billion penalty levied on the utility in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno.
CPUC Imposes Record $1.6 Billion Fine On PG&E For San Bruno Pipeline ExplosionThe California Public Utilities Commission has approved to penalize Pacific Gas & Electric Co. a record $1.6 billion for the deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.
San Bruno Wants Tougher Fine For Deadly PG&E Pipeline ExplosionThe San Francisco suburb hit by a deadly gas-line blast in 2010 is supporting a proposed tougher penalty for Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
San Francisco Dinner Honoring Ex-CPUC Exec Accused Of Shady Dealings Met With ProtestsAfter stepping down over accusations of shady dealings, former California Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey was the guest of honor at a fancy dinner in San Francisco Thursday night.
Embattled Ex-CPUC Chief Michael Peevey To Be Honored For 'Lifetime Of Service' At San Francisco DinnerAmid accusations of being too cozy with the power companies he regulated, former California Public Utilities Commission president Michael Peevey will be the guest of honor at a dinner in San Francisco on Thursday.
PG&E Releases Thousands Of Emails With CPUC Amid State InvestigationThe California Public Utilities Commission Friday released roughly 65,000 email messages exchanged between PG&E Co. and agency officials between 2010 and 2014 as ordered because of a “judge shopping” scandal with PG&E, CPUC officials said.
Attorney General Kamala Harris Called On To Investigate Secret PG&E-CPUC EmailsThe mayor of San Bruno and two state lawmakers are asking Attorney General Kamala Harris to investigate secret, illegal emails between PG&E and the state agency that is supposed to regulate it.
Senior PG&E, CPUC Officials Lose Jobs Over Improper Email CommunicationsFour senior officials with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and the state commission regulating it were removed or resigned over emails released Monday showing the utility and state regulators appeared to negotiate which judge would be assigned to hear one of the utility's rate cases.
4 Years After Pipeline Blast, San Bruno Looks To Finish Rebuilding SoonA day before the four-year anniversary of a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, Mayor Jim Ruane said Monday morning that he expects to have repairs in the community mostly completed by next year.
PG&E Appeals $1.4 Billion Penalty In San Bruno Gas Pipeline ExplosionPacific Gas & Electric Co. plans to appeal a $1.4 billion penalty recommended by California regulatory judges for a gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco suburb that killed eight people, the utility said in a filing Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
PG&E Fined $1.4 Billion For Violations Leading To 2010 San Bruno Pipeline Explosion The California Public Utilities Commission has levied a $1.4 billion fine against PG&E the result of an investigation behind the utility's operations and practices including the lead-up to the San Bruno pipeline explosion in 2010.
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.