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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  • Home of former PUC chief Michael Peevey is searched as probe expands
    Former California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey stepped down from the panel Dec. 31 after two six-year terms as president. ( Jeff Chiu / Associated Press / December 18 , 2014 )
    02/2/2015 - 3:18 pm | View Link
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  • 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 ... 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
  • PG&E penalized $1.4 billion for deadly pipeline blast
    The administrative law judges found that PG&E committed nearly 3,800 violations of state and federal laws, rules, standards or regulations ... PG&E on 27 counts alleging the utility violated pipeline safety requirements. Another federal count alleges ...
    09/2/2014 - 11:33 am | View Link
  • PG&E fined $1.4 billion for deadly 2010 blast
    The administrative law judges found that PG&E committed nearly 3,800 violations of state and federal laws, rules, standards or regulations ... PG&E on 27 counts alleging the utility violated pipeline safety requirements. Another federal count alleges ...
    09/2/2014 - 11:11 am | View Link
  • PG&E Penalized $1.4B for Deadly Pipeline Blast
    The administrative law judges found that PG&E committed nearly 3,800 violations of state and federal laws, rules, standards or regulations ... PG&E on 27 counts alleging the utility violated pipeline safety requirements. Another federal count alleges ...
    09/2/2014 - 10:28 am | View Link
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  • PHMSA
    State Programs & Grants PHMSA offers state grants through several programs and partnerships for pipeline and hazmat safety.
    03/3/2015 - 12:32 pm | View Website
  • Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration ...
    The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is a United States Department of Transportation agency created in 2004, responsible for developing ...
    03/3/2015 - 10:44 am | View Website
  • Sign The San Bruno Gas Pipeline Safety Petition
    The Story. On September 9, 2010, a PG&E pipeline exploded in the City of San Bruno, killing eight residents, injuring 66, destroying scores of homes and ripping a ...
    03/2/2015 - 11:50 am | View Website
  • Pipeline Safety Inspection and Testing
    PG&E has a comprehensive program to enhance the safety of its natural gas transmission pipeline system. We utilize a variety of tools to verify the status, strength ...
    03/2/2015 - 1:42 am | View Website
  • Natural Gas Pipeline Safety
    Pipeline Safety. The CPUC ensures that the state's natural gas and liquid petroleum gas (LPG) pipeline systems are designed, constructed, operated, and maintained ...
    02/28/2015 - 6:40 pm | View Website
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