The utility faces 27 charges for violating a safety act and one for obstructing justice.
San Bruno officials want commission president fired after learning of email exchanges with company.
Power companies will be paying $750 million in rebates to consumers under cap-and-trade program.
September 2010 explosion killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes in bedroom community.
Under fire for failing to enforce pipeline safety laws, the PUC issues new guidelines and fines.
Utility says money will come from shareholders, not ratepayers, in settlements with 347 victims of blast.
The California Public Utilities Commission’s Consumer Protection and Safety Division recommended today that PG&E pay $2.25 billion for negligence leading up to the San Bruno pipeline explosion and fire in September 2010. The blaze killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes. The proposed penalty includes a $300 million fine to be paid into the state’s […]
by Jon Brooks and Laird Harrison Robert Cagen, a California Public Utilities Commission lawyer who was working on the penalty case against PG&E relating to the 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion, emailed KQED’s Peter Jon Shuler today with the following: “I personally could not continue working on the San Bruno penalty briefs because I concluded […]