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San Bruno Fire 3rd Anniversary: Calls For PG&E Utility Safety, Reforms

San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane today said, nearing the third anniversary of one of the worst natural gas pipeline disaster in U.S. history, that as his community continues to heal and rebuild, San Bruno, California continues to demand stricter pipeline safety regulations and reforms at the California Public Utilities Commission to ensure what happened in […]

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CPUC Audited By Federal Government To Determine Compliance In Wake Of San Bruno Explosion and Fire

Weeks after City of San Bruno officials raised serious concerns about the ongoing turmoil within the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Administrator of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is now challenging the embattled CPUC to demonstrate compliance and prove its ability to carry out pipeline safety in […]

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San Bruno Mayor Calls for Reform of Broken California Public Utilities System At Conference Of U.S. Regulators

The Mayor of San Bruno, California – the site of one of the worst natural gas disasters in U.S. history – today called on utility regulators to fix a broken pipeline regulation system following the Sept. 9, 2010 Pacific Gas & Electric explosion in San Bruno that killed eight, injured 60, destroyed 38 homes and […]

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CPUC’s Lawyers Quit Over PG&E San Bruno Explosion And Gas Fire Case

The entire legal team of the California Public Utilities Commission charged with investigating the deadly Pacific Gas & Electric Co. explosion and fire has resigned from working on the case, the City of San Bruno has learned, leaving no CPUC legal experts with detailed knowledge of the case during the final penalty phase against PG&E. […]