Pg&e Violated Pipeline Safety Rules, Investigators Say

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.

ASK NEWS:
  • PG&E, state agency shakeup over 'inappropriate' talks - San Francisco Chronicle
    ... of dollars of gas-pipeline improvements after ... again." PG&E said in a statement that it believed the e-mail exchanges violated commission ...
    09/15/2014 - 1:58 pm | View Link
  • Prosecutors: PG&E ignored safety law on numerous gas lines - San Francisco Chronicle
    ... of intentional disregard for rules requiring ... unrelated to the pipeline-safety and obstruction-of-justice charges that the company is ...
    09/9/2014 - 8:13 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Prosecutors: PG&E ignored safety law on numerous gas lines
    Pacific Gas and Electric Co. ignored federal law not just in San Bruno but on hundreds of gas-line segments before the 2010 disaster, showing a pattern of intentional disregard for rules requiring testing for at-risk pipes, prosecutors say. The utility spiked gas pressure on pipelines throughout its system in Northern and Central California, then chose to ignore a federal requirement that such ...
    09/9/2014 - 9:59 pm | View Link
  • PRESS DIGEST
    The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. * The extremist group Islamic State posted a video purporting to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff, bringing calls for the U.S. * California regulators want PG&E Corp's utility to pay $1.4 billion in fines and penalties over a fatal natural-gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, California. The state Public ...
    09/3/2014 - 12:05 am | View Link
  • PG&E Penalized $1.4B for Deadly Pipeline Blast
    California regulatory judges issued a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday against the state's largest utility for a lethal 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in flames, killing eight people and prompting national alerts about the oversight of aging pipelines.
    09/2/2014 - 5:13 pm | View Link
  • PG&E gets $1.4 billion fine for gas pipeline explosion
    PG&E should pay a $1.4 billion penalty for a deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion, according to a ruling from California regulatory judges Tuesday. PG&E, the state's largest utility, said in a statement it fully accepts that a penalty is appropriate. 
    09/2/2014 - 4:34 pm | View Link
  • PG&E penalized $1.4B for deadly San Bruno pipeline blast
    California regulatory judges issued a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday against the state's largest utility for a lethal 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in flames, killing eight people and prompting national alerts about the oversight of aging pipelines.
    09/2/2014 - 4:32 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • 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 - 1:52 pm | 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 - 11:16 am | View Link
  • PG&E gets $1.4 billion fine for gas pipeline explosion
    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 - 9:34 am | View Link
  • California regulatory judges issue $1.4B fine against PG&E for deadly 2010 gas line 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 - 9:08 am | View Link
  • PG&E fined $1.4B for deadly 2010 San Bruno 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 - 9:04 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • 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 ...
    09/15/2014 - 10:29 pm | View Website
  • Safety and Enforcement Blog
    CPUC Judges Issue Decisions in PG&E Pipeline Cases, Levying Largest Safety Related Penalty Ever by CPUC; CPUC Opens Penalty Case Against PG&E for Kern Incident
    09/15/2014 - 8:17 am | View Website
  • 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion
    The 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion occurred at 6:11 pm PDT on September 9, 2010, in San Bruno, California, a suburb of San Francisco, when a 30-inch (76 cm ...
    09/15/2014 - 7:48 am | View Website
  • PHMSA
    PHMSA - US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
    09/15/2014 - 3:23 am | View Website
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
    i table of contents i. executive summary .....1 a. description of cpsd’s investigation ...
    09/14/2014 - 7:17 pm | View Website
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