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PG&E pledges to stay focused on safety despite federal charges, posted on Your Oil and Gas News

PG&E Corporation and its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, pledged to stay focused on building the safest and most reliable natural gas system in the country despite what it expects will be a lengthy legal process to demonstrate that federal criminal charges filed today have no merit. [Read More…]  

PG&E Charged for Fatal Blast in San Bruno by Chris Marshall, posted in Courthouse News Service

Pacific Gas & Electric has been criminally charged for the San Bruno pipeline explosion of 2010 that killed eight people, injured dozens and leveled a neighborhood. The 12-count federal indictment alleges violations of the Gas Pipeline Safety Act, including failure to maintain pipeline records, to fix the line or identify threats that could have prevented the disaster. [Read More…]  

State, federal officials discuss future of the Great Lakes by Katherine Ranzenberger, posted on the Midland Daily News

Making the Saginaw Bay region beaches available for community members is a high priority for local Great Lakes restoration organizations. [Read More…]  

California Utility Criminally Indicted In Pipeline Blast, But Not Any Individuals by Ken Silverstein, posted on Forbes

Federal prosecutors indicted PG&E Corp. for failing to properly monitor its pipeline system and for neglecting to keep decent records, all of which is related to the 2010 pipeline blast that killed eight people in its Northern California territory.  [Read More…]  

Pipeline’s ‘COMET’ Awards Orbit Around Objectivity by Cathy Applefeld Olson, posted on min magazine

The industry awards event is one of the most-practiced bastions of b2b publishing. Generally, a publisher puts out a call for entries, entrants often pay a fee for consideration, judging is determined in-house and attendees purchase tickets to attend the awards event. [Read More…]  

No consensus on Rockaway Natural Gas Pipeline – Community, Pols Continue Mixed Reactions, by The South & West Forum

Will the Rockaway Natural Gas Pipeline, also known as the Rockaway Lateral Pipeline, be a friend of the people or an environmental mistake which generations of Rockaway residents will live to regret? The answers really depend on who you ask. [Read More…]    

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