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  • PG&E to Pay $70M in Deadly San Bruno Pipeline Rupture

    PG&E to Pay $70M in Deadly San Bruno Pipeline Rupture
    SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- Pacific Gas & Electric Co. will pay San Bruno $70 million in restitution for the pipeline rupture that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes in September 2010, the utility and city said Monday. "This money will be used...
  • PG&E to Pay $70 million to Help San Bruno Recover

    PG&E to Pay $70 million to Help San Bruno Recover
    Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has agreed to pay $70 million in restitution to aid the city of San Bruno's recovery from a 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes in the Bay Area town. In a joint statement released...
  • PG&E Admits Fault in San Bruno Explosion

    PG&E Admits Fault in San Bruno Explosion
    PG&E has admitted fault to the 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, which killed eight people and injured dozens. According to FOX40 Legal Analyst Ken Rosenfeld, this could mean the company has reached settlement with all of the families involved....
  • PG&E to Vent Natural Gas in North Sacramento, Expect the Strong Smell

    PG&E to Vent Natural Gas in North Sacramento, Expect the Strong Smell
    PG&E is notifying customers in the North Sacramento area about their plans to vent natural gas from a section of a pipe they are currently working on. This will happen sometime Tuesday by the old Harmon Johnson Elementary School near Norwood Ave and El...
  • PG&E Fined $38 Million for 2008 Explosion that Killed 1

    PG&E Fined $38 Million for 2008 Explosion that Killed 1
    RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company must pay $38 million for safety violations in connection with a Christmas Eve 2008 explosion and fire in northern California, officials said. The penalty is the largest safety violation fine...
  • Neighborhood Demands PG&E Pipe Survey After Recent Spike in Leaks

    Neighborhood Demands PG&E Pipe Survey After Recent Spike in Leaks
    A cluster of natural gas leaks in a West Davis neighborhood has residents there on edge. Gas leaks in residential neighborhoods are not uncommon, but the sheer number of them is worrisome. And they're all traceable to a plastic pipe installed in the mid-...
  • Deputies: PG&E Workers Help Capture Copper Wire Thieves

    Three copper wire thieves are now behind bars after a couple of PG&E workers saw the three loading copper wire into a truck in West Roseville Friday Morning and called deputies. The PG&E workers told police the three suspects were loading the wiring...
  • PG&E Pays $1.6M to help Cover Canal Break Costs to Water Agencies

    PG&E Pays $1.6M to help Cover Canal Break Costs to Water Agencies
    PG&E will pay two Northern California water agencies $1.6 million to help cover additional costs because of a canal collapse last month. Placer County Water Agency and Nevada Irrigation District asked the utility company for financial help after the...
  • PG&E wants Diablo Canyon nuclear plant's relicensing to be delayed for seismic testing

     
    Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has asked federal authorities to delay the license renewal proceedings for its Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant until more thorough seismic testing of the area around the plant can be performed. In the wake of......
  • More Than 5,000 Residents Lose Power In Lincoln

    More Than 5,000 Residents Lose Power In Lincoln
    Several thousand Lincoln residents have lost power in the middle of the Sunday storm. The PG&E website reports there are seven outages in the area affecting more than 5,000 customers. The cause of the outage is unkown, as well as any estimate on time of...
  • No Elevated Cancer Levels in Town Made Famous by "Erin Brokovich"

    No Elevated Cancer Levels in Town Made Famous by "Erin Brokovich"
    HINKLEY (AP) -- A California state study has not revealed elevated cancer levels in the town of Hinkley, a small desert community that inspired the award-winning Hollywood movie "Erin Brockovich" through its struggles with contaminated groundwater. The...