Failed PG&E Power Line Sparked Drum Fire That Burned 700 Acres In Santa Barbara CountyA Pacific Gas and Electric power line failed and arced to the ground, sparking the Drum Fire that erupted on June 14, according to Santa Barbara County Fire spokesman Capt. Daniel Bertucelli.
Judge OKs $58B Plan To End PG&E BankruptcyThe plan will end a contentious bankruptcy saga that began after Pacific Gas & Electric’s outdated equipment ignited wildfires in California that killed more than 100 people,
PG&E Reaches Bankruptcy Deal With Gov. NewsomPacific Gas & Electric and California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a deal Friday for the nation’s largest utility to emerge from bankruptcy triggered by massive liabilities from wildfires.
Report Calls On LADWP To Mitigate Wildfire Risk, Address Maintenance BacklogThe report found that LADWP has more than 1,000 outstanding maintenance orders in wildfire-threat areas.
PG&E To Pay A Staggering $1B To Cover NorCal Wildfire DamageIt included $270 million to the town of Paradise. The utility’s downed power lines were blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes.
PG&E Not To Blame For Deadly Tubbs FireThe fire was started by a private electrical system, state investigators determined.
PG&E To File For Bankruptcy Amid Its Suspected Liability In Deadly Camp FireIt is believed the Camp Fire, which killed 86 people, was started when a PG&E power line came in contact with nearby trees.
PG&E Found Guilty Of Misleading Investigators After Deadly Pipeline ExplosionA jury Tuesday found California's largest utility guilty of obstructing an investigation into a pipeline explosion that killed eight and destroyed 38 homes.
PG&E Settles Lawsuit Over Botched DemolitionPacific Gas & Electric has settled a lawsuit filed by a Bakersfield man who was badly injured during the botched demolition of a power plant.
California In Tussle Over Record $1.4B Utility FineThe biggest beneficiary of the record $1.4 billion fine levied against Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for a gas line explosion that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes in suburban San Francisco is the state of California, which stands to gain $950 million to spend any way it wants.
Environmental Group Wants Diablo Canyon Shut Down During Earthquake Risk ReviewAn environmental group asked federal regulators Tuesday to idle a California nuclear plant to review potential earthquake risks.
PG&E To Be Arraigned In Fatal Pipeline Blast In NorCalPacific Gas and Electric Co. officials are set to appear in court on Monday to face federal felony charges involving safety violations tied to a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.
PG&E Criminally Charged In Fatal Bay Area Gas Pipeline Blast Pacific Gas and Electric was charged on Tuesday with federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to a 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Hundreds Of Hinkley Homeowners In Negotiation To Leave Town Over Contaminated WaterPacific Gas and Electric (AKA PG&E) has offered to buy hundreds of homes and relocate the families after their plant polluted the groundwater of Hinkley.
Central Coast Nuclear Plant Shut Down For RepairsOne of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power reactors has been shut down for repairs because of a problem with a water pump supplying the steam generators at the California coastal plant.