San Bruno Asks PUC to Order Release and Review of 65,000 Emails Between PG&E and PUC

San Bruno Asks PUC to Order Release and Review of 65,000 Emails Between PG&E and PUC

The city of San Bruno asked the California Public Utilities Commission today to order PG&E Co. to release 65,000 email messages exchanged between PG&E and…

PG&E Set to Appeal $1.4B Pipeline Safety Penalty

PG&E Set to Appeal $1.4B Pipeline Safety Penalty

PG&E Co. announced in San Francisco today it will appeal a record $1.4 billion pipeline-safety penalty and fine to the California Public Utilities Commission. The…

San Bruno Mayor Questions Allocation of PG&E Penalties For 2010 Pipeline Explosion

San Bruno Mayor Questions Allocation of PG&E Penalties For 2010 Pipeline Explosion

The mayor of San Bruno commended the California Public Utilities Commission today for its unprecedented fine of $1.4 billion against PG&E for a deadly gas…

PG&E Hearing Reveals Ongoing Additional Grand Jury Investigation

PG&E Hearing Reveals Ongoing Additional Grand Jury Investigation

Defense and prosecution attorneys revealed at a hearing in PG&E Co.’s criminal case in federal court in San Francisco today that a grand jury is…

Expanded Indictment Accuses PG&E of Obstruction of Justice in San Bruno Probe

Expanded Indictment Accuses PG&E of Obstruction of Justice in San Bruno Probe

PG&E Co. was charged in a revised grand jury indictment in San Francisco today with a new criminal count of obstructing justice in a probe…

City of San Bruno Seeks Removal of CA Public Utilities Commission President for Alleged Misconduct

City of San Bruno Seeks Removal of CA Public Utilities Commission President for Alleged Misconduct

San Bruno officials called on Gov. Jerry Brown today to remove California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey from office, alleging that recently disclosed emails…

Operating Practices Violations: PG&E Braces For Federal Criminal Charges

Operating Practices Violations: PG&E Braces For Federal Criminal Charges

PG&E Co. and its parent corporation announced today they expect to be hit with federal criminal charges related to a fatal pipeline explosion in San…

Legislators Grill California Public Utilities Commission In Safety Hearing

Legislators Grill California Public Utilities Commission In Safety Hearing

Two leaders of the California Public Utilities Commission assured legislators at a hearing in San Francisco today that the agency is doing its best to…

Senate Subcommittee To Take California Public Utilities Commission To Task Over San Bruno Blast Response

Senate Subcommittee To Take California Public Utilities Commission To Task Over San Bruno Blast Response

A state senate subcommittee will meet Monday in San Francisco to hear testimony on the California Public Utilities Commission’s efforts to improve utility safety in…

CA PUC Member Wants To Up PG&E’s Sketchy Recordkeeping Fine To $17.25 Million

CA PUC Member Wants To Up PG&E’s Sketchy Recordkeeping Fine To $17.25 Million

A California Public Utilities Commission member today proposed a fining PG&E Co. $17.25 million—about two and one-half times the amount proposed by a hearing officer—for…

Judge Proposes $6.75 Million Fine For PG&E For Sketchy Pipeline Recordkeeping

Judge Proposes $6.75 Million Fine For PG&E For Sketchy Pipeline Recordkeeping

A state administrative law judge in San Francisco today proposed fining PG&E Co. $6.75 million for delaying and then mischaracterizing its correction of significant errors…

PG&E Won’t Face Local Criminal Charges Over San Bruno Blast, Federal Case Still Possible

PG&E Won’t Face Local Criminal Charges Over San Bruno Blast, Federal Case Still Possible

Local prosecutors have decided not to pursue criminal charges against PG&E for the 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, though the U.S. Attorney’s Office…

San Bruno, Three Years After Deadly PG&E Blast

San Bruno, Three Years After Deadly PG&E Blast

Nearly three years after a PG&E gas pipeline exploded in San Bruno, the city’s mayor said today that residents are still rebuilding their devastated neighborhood,…

PG&E Responds Angrily To Proposed $300 Million Fine For San Bruno Blast

PG&E Responds Angrily To Proposed $300 Million Fine For San Bruno Blast

California Public Utilities Commission lawyers urged two administrative law judges today to recommend fining PG&E at least $300 million, to be paid to the state’s…

CPUC Lawyers Propose Revised San Bruno Blast Penalty, Including $300 Million Fine For PG&E

CPUC Lawyers Propose Revised San Bruno Blast Penalty, Including $300 Million Fine For PG&E

The California Public Utilities Commission’s Safety Division urged two administrative law judges today to recommend ordering PG&E to pay at least a $300 million fine…

CA PUC’s Legal Team Wants To Withdraw PG&E’s $2.25 Billion Fine

CA PUC’s Legal Team Wants To Withdraw PG&E’s $2.25 Billion Fine

A newly reinstated legal team at the California Public Utilities Commission has told two administrative law judges it wants to withdraw a controversial plan for…

San Bruno Officials Want $3.85 Billion Penalty For PG&E

San Bruno city officials today called for a $3.85 billion penalty to be levied against PG&E for a deadly 2010 pipeline blast and called a…

San Bruno Officials Upset Over Reassignment Of Legal Team Investigating Deadly PG&E Blast

The city of San Bruno is calling for the California Legislature and the state attorney general to investigate the reassignment of a legal team charged…