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Pacific Gas and Electric

U.S. Utilities: For or Against a Green Future?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 04.27.2015 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Most adventuresome new car buyers are skipping electric cars for now and buying another gas-powered vehicle to tide them over until the problems of range and public charging are solved. Clearly, the EV charging market requires standards.

Government Deals Blow To Energy Companies In Wake Of San Bruno Disaster

AP | By GARANCE BURKE | Posted 07.08.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Energy companies will need to keep up-to-date records to prove they are running the nation's aging pipelines at safe pressures under ...

PG&E Announces Massive Settlement With San Bruno Explosion Victims

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 05.12.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has agreed to pay $70 million in restitution to San Bruno for the 2010 pipeline explosion that killed...

'We Want To Pay Restitution For The Great Tragedy We Caused'

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 04.16.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The city of San Bruno said Wednesday settlement talks were back on track with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. about compensation for ...

PG&E Ordered To Pay Millions For Poor Inspection Of Pipes

AP | Posted 03.28.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- State regulators plan to fine Pacific Gas & Electric Co. $16.8 million for failing to perform gas leak surveys in the wake of a deadl...

PG&E Admits To Yet Another Error

AP | Posted 03.19.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Officials for a California utility have acknowledged the company wrongly classified hundreds of miles of natural gas transmission lin...

FINALLY: PG&E Assumes Civil Liability In San Bruno Blast

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 02.12.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. officials confirmed Tuesday the company will take financial responsibility for the deadly San Bruno p...

Ruptured PG&E Pipeline Causes Landslide On Freeway

AP | Posted 01.07.2012 | San Francisco

SAN MATEO, Calif. -- A 2-foot-wide section of pipe burst Sunday during a high-pressure water test along the same Pacific Gas & Electric pipeline in No...

ALL THEIR FAULT: Report Officially Blames PG&E For Deadly San Bruno Blast

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 11.26.2011 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON — Federal accident investigators lay the blame squarely on Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for a gas pipeline explosion that killed eight ...

Aaron Sankin

When Smoke Cleared: San Bruno, One Year After The Explosion | Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.07.2011 | San Francisco

The first thing they noticed was the shaking. The ground erupting underneath the sleepy suburb of San Bruno on Sept. 9, 2010, felt like an earthqua...

Two Bills Aim To Fix 'Poor And Uncoordinated Response' To Pipeline Disaster

AP | Posted 11.02.2011 | San Francisco

By SHEILA V. KUMAR, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Two bills written in response to a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion that tore ...

Officials: PG&E's 'Litany Of Failures' Led To Deadly San Bruno Explosion

AP | JOAN LOWY and MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 10.30.2011 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON — A federal safety panel blamed a series of missteps by one of the nation's largest gas companies for the largest pipeline accident i...

Embattled PG&E Taps Outsider As CEO

AP | Posted 10.09.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. has named a Michigan energy executive as its new president and CEO, the first company outsider tapped to...

City Attorney Announces Intent To Sue PG&E Regulators

Carly Schwartz | Posted 09.14.2011 | San Francisco

With the anniversary of the tragic San Bruno pipeline explosion that killed eight people and destroyed several homes just weeks away, San Francisco Ci...

PG&E Won't Blame The Victims

AP | Posted 09.12.2011 | San Francisco

SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- A California utility company says a court filing in response to dozens of lawsuits over the fatal San Bruno pipeline explosion wa...

John "Nuke Bailout" Bryson Must Not Be Secretary of Energy

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Long gone from Southern California Edison, John Bryson's ascent to head the Department of Energy would send a disastrous signal to those who are committed to a post fossil/nuclear future.