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San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

Utility Faces Record Fines Over Deadly Pipeline Blast

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green

By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 2 (Reuters) - The California Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday levied penalties of a record ...

PG&E Slapped With Harsh Punishment For San Bruno Explosion

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 07.06.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — California regulators recommended Monday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pay a record $2.25 billion fine for decades of negligen...

Another San Bruno Pipeline Scandal

AP | Posted 10.30.2012 | San Francisco

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. agreed to pay more than $2 million to a teenager burned in the 2010 San Bruno gas pipeline exp...

PG&E Engineer Gives Shocking Testimony About San Bruno Explosion

AP | Posted 10.01.2012 | San Francisco

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- A senior Pacific Gas & Electric Co. engineer testified that he repeatedly warned his supervisors before a fatal gas pipeline e...

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 ...

Memo Shows PG&E Knew About Pipeline Leaks Years Before Blast

Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.23.2012 | San Francisco

An internal memo recently handed over by PG&E to state regulators shows that the company had known about weld failures on the pipeline running underne...

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...

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...

Berkeley Company Claims New Technology Can Prevent Pipeline Explosions

San Bruno Patch | Martin RicardEmail the Author | Posted 01.30.2012 | San Francisco

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When Smoke Cleared: San Bruno, One Year After The Explosion

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

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...