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PG&E Faces Federal Criminal Charges in Deadly San Bruno Pipeline Blast

The indictment filed Tuesday charges the utility with 12 felonies and accuses the company of violating numerous federal pipeline safety laws.

04/01/2014

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PG&E: Federal Charges Likely In Deadly 2010 San Bruno Pipeline Blast

The blast killed eight people, injured dozens of others and sparked a fireball that laid waste to 38 homes in the bedroom community that still bears scars from the accident.

03/27/2014

71-year-old Sutchi Hui was struck at the intersection of Market and Castro streets. (CBS)

Bicyclist Pleads Guilty To Vehicular Manslaughter For Running Down Pedestrian

A bicyclist pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter after running down a 71-year-old pedestrian in what San Francisco’s top prosecutor said Tuesday appeared to be the first such conviction of its kind in the nation.

07/23/2013

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Calif. Agency Says PG&E Should Pay $2.25B For Blast

The California agency investigating the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood recommended Monday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pay a $2.25 billion fine for its negligence leading up to the blast.

05/06/2013

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Gas Pipe Breaks In San Bruno, Site Of Massive 2010 Explosion

A 2-inch plastic gas pipe ruptured Thursday in the same San Francisco suburb where a pipeline explosion killed eight people in 2010, prompting more than a dozen homes to be briefly evacuated.

08/02/2012

Huge Explosion Rocks Area Near San Francisco International Airport

239 PG&E Gas Pipelines Are At Risk Of Breaking

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. says more than 200 of its gas pipelines are in danger of a failure similar to the deadly 2010 explosion in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno.

07/02/2012

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Some Sacramento Residents Leery Of Plan To Store Natural Gas Under Homes

There’s a plan to store natural gas underground below hundreds of people’s homes in south Sacramento, and it’s pitting neighbor against neighbor.

06/18/2012

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Safety Expert Concerned Over PG&E Pipelines

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has exceeded the designated maximum pressure on its natural gas pipelines more than 120 times since the 2010 deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno.

05/20/2012

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PG&E Seeks To Avoid Paying Punitive Damages

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. wants to avoid paying punitive damages to survivors of the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion, saying the blast was an accident rather than the result of mismanagement.

04/23/2012

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PG&E Agrees To Pay $70 Million For San Bruno Blast

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has agreed to pay $70 million in restitution for the California pipeline explosion that killed eight people in 2010.

03/12/2012

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San Francisco Sues Feds Over Pipeline Safety

San Francisco is suing the federal agency in charge of enforcing gas pipeline safety, saying it “abjectly failed” to help prevent a deadly explosion in a nearby suburb.

02/14/2012

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PG&E Faces New State Investigation Of San Bruno

The California Public Utilities Commission is poised to investigate whether Pacific Gas & Electric Co. broke state or federal pipeline regulations in the years leading up to the fatal San Bruno blast.

11/11/2011

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