California investigators said PG&E violated state and federal pipeline safety rules by ignoring requirements for aging natural-gas transmission pipelines underneath homes, businesses and other densely populated areas.

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    San Francisco-based PG&E is arguing that its employees and the utility did not deliberately fail to maintain the records and did not knowingly violate pipeline safety rules. The utility ... 27 charges that the company violated the Pipeline Safety Act ...
    09/21/2015 - 12:33 pm | View Link
  • PG&E president retiring, led utility at time of blast
    During Johns’ tenure following the explosion, PG&E pleaded not guilty to a 28-count federal criminal indictment that claimed the utility violated pipeline safety rules and obstructed justice, was ordered by the PUC to pay a record $1.6 penalty for ...
    05/26/2015 - 12:15 pm | View Link
  • PG&E says prosecutors misled grand jury on San Bruno blast
    Federal prosecutors contend that PG&E violated pipeline safety laws by maintaining incomplete records ... It also established PG&E inspection rules that were weaker than federal regulations required. PG&E’s attorneys contend the document — and the ...
    04/28/2015 - 2:28 pm | View Link
  • 2nd Batch Of Private PG&E Emails Released That CPUC Says Violated Rules
    SAN CARLOS (CBS SF) — PG&E released a second batch of private emails between its staff and the California Public Utilities Commission Monday and said it believes both sets of messages violated commission rules ... a federal pipeline safety law.
    10/7/2014 - 7:45 pm | View Link
  • PG&E Emails May Have Violated Rules: Judge
    California's largest utility may have violated state rules when it negotiated ... a 2010 explosion of a PG&E gas pipeline that killed eight people in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno. A National Transportation Safety Board report on the blast cited ...
    09/18/2014 - 12:57 pm | View Link
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  • PG&E gas explosion
    At 2:00 p.m. today, the lawyers will report to Judge Dylina that PG&E has agreed to settle all but two of the lawsuits brought against it by the victims of the PG&E ...
    10/4/2015 - 11:07 pm | View Website
    I.14-11-008 L/mal 141259324 2 This Order provides notice that the Commission will determine whether PG&E has violated the Commission’s general orders or ...
    10/4/2015 - 3:29 pm | View Website
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  • Information on Natural Gas Pipeline Safety
    Information on Natural Gas Pipeline Safety . On September 9, 2010, a 30-inch Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) natural gas transmission pipeline in San Bruno ...
    10/2/2015 - 9:22 pm | View Website
    About PG&E. Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the ...
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