San Bruno pipeline explosion
Cal Fire concluded that a tree falling on a PG&E power line started the Dixie Fire, potentially affecting PG&E's bid to exit federal probation Jan. 25.
The California PUC began investigating the safety practices of gas and electric utilities under its jurisdiction to head off disasters.
PG&E faces criminal charges and wildfire liabilities not included in last year’s bankruptcy settlement, company officials said in an earnings call.
The judge in charge of PG&E’s criminal probation imposed new conditions requiring the utility to do better to avoid starting wildfires.
The California PUC launched an examination of the state’s natural gas infrastructure and the rules governing it for the first time in 16 years.
The California Public Utilities Commission decided to extend the general rate case cycle for the state’s investor-owned utilities from three years to four.
PG&E Corp. came under criticism from a federal judge, who ordered its new CEO and board members to view the scene of the devastating Camp Fire.
A judge delayed his decision to impose new probation conditions on Pacific Gas and Electric in its criminal case for the 2010 San Bruno gas line explosion.
California fire investigators said Pacific Gas and Electric was not responsible for the Tubbs Fire, a blaze that leveled parts of Santa Rosa in 2017.
The California PUC will open a new phase of investigation into PG&E’s practices as the utility faces allegations that its equipment ignited the Camp Fire.
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