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PG&E Fined $14 Million For Keeping Incorrect Records

Pacific Gas and Electric Company has been fined with $14.35 million for failing to promptly notify state officials of incorrect records related to a Northern California natural gas pipeline.


PG and E Holds News Conference To Discuss Most Vulnerable Pipelines

PG&E Fined $8.1M For Substandard Inspections

California regulators have fined Pacific Gas & Electric Co. more than $8 million for a contractor’s botched inspections of more than 200 welds on natural gas pipelines.


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Fire In Foresthill Left Thousands Without Power

Thousands of Placer County residents were left without power after a fire on Monday.


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2 Workers Injured By Metal Dropped From Crane

West Sacramento police say two construction workers were hurt when a piece of metal fell from a crane and struck them.


U.S. A hole and a section of pipe remain in a neighborhood that was devastasted by a gas line explosion in September of last year on May 19, 2011 in San Bruno, California. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier toured the San Bruno gas explosion site and a construction site where gas lines are being replaced. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Calif. Seeks Record Fine In PG&E Pipeline Explosion

California regulators on Tuesday called on Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to pay at least $300 million in fines in connection with a deadly 2010 gas pipeline blast in what they said would amount to the largest fine ever levied by the state Public Utilities Commission.


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PG&E Shuts Off Power To 50,000 In El Dorado County To Protect Firefighters

A grass fire left nearly 50,000 residents without power with temperatures soaring past 100 degrees after PG&E officials decided to shut off electricity to protect firefighters.


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PG&E Didn’t Use Millions Of Dollars It Collected To Improve Pipeline Safety

An audit says PG&E did not use $50 million intended to improve its gas pipeline network in the decade leading up to a deadly explosion in a San Francisco Bay area suburb.


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Some Davis Residents Still Without Power After Transformer Explosion

Hundreds of Davis residents are still without power after an underground transformer exploded Saturday.


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Underground Electrical Fires Cause Power Outages In Davis

Explosions at two separate underground electrical vaults led to power outages in Davis.


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PG&E Reports Progress On Safety Recommendations

More than two and a half years after a pipeline explosion killed eight people in a San Francisco suburb, a Northern California utility said Tuesday it has made sure that all of its gas transmission lines coursing through urban areas are running at safe operating pressures.


A natural gas line was ruptured in Rancho Cordova on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. (credit: Sac Metro Fire)

Natural Gas Line Severed In Rancho Cordova

Construction crews accidentally cut a natural gas line in Rancho Cordova.


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Van Hits Natural Gas Line In Stockton, Forcing Evacuations

Residents at a Stockton apartment complex had a rude wake-up Tuesday after a van hit a natural gas line, forcing them from their apartments.