Investigation Into PG&E Potential Natural Gas Safety Violations
Investigation Into Pacific Gas and Electrics Potential Natural Gas Safety Violations
On Dec. 14, 2018, the CPUC opened a proceeding to consider penalties and ordered immediate action against Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) for what CPUC staff says are systemic violations of rules to prevent damage to natural gas pipelines during excavation activities. The CPUC directed PG&E to take immediate corrective measures and to attest under penalty of perjury that it is conducting natural gas pipeline locate and mark efforts and programs in a safe manner consistent with all applicable law.
- Feb. 20, 2020: Final Decision
- Jan. 17, 2020: CPUC Responds to Settlement Agreement for PG&E Violations in Safegaurding Its Underground Infrastructure (CPUC Press Release)
- Read our Press Release
- Read our Safety and Enforcement Division's Investigative Report