PG&E Will Pay $86.5 Million Penalty Over Cozy Relationship With RegulatorsSome of the thousands of emails released afterward showed PG&E officials and regulators with the California Public Utilities Commission wining and dining each other, and privately discussing public business involving the utility and commission.
Panel Blasts PG&E And State RegulatorsA high-level, independent probing last year's deadly California pipeline explosion says urgent reforms are needed to fix ongoing problems at the pipeline company and inside a state utility commission.