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A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Pacific Gas and Electric workers look into a hole at a job site on July 30, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Electric for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco suburb that killed eight people. E “the largest safety-related penalty ever levied by the CPUC. Tuesday, turning higher in afternoon trading. E representatives issued a statement Tuesday saying it believes a penalty is appropriate.
Since the 2010 explosion of our natural gas transmission pipeline in San Bruno, we’ve been dedicated to re-earning the trust of our customers and the communities we serve,” the utility said in the statement. We are deeply sorry for this tragic event. The utility also said, “We are accountable and fully accept that a penalty of some kind of appropriate. However, we have respectfully asked that the Commission ensure that the penalty is reasonable and proportionate and takes into consideration the company’s investments and actions to promote safety. The utility said it has hired gas experts to help boost its safety and reliability. The blast prompted nationwide alerts about aging pipelines.
One of the victims, 44-year-old Jacqueline Greig, worked for a consumer advocacy unit of the CPUC and had been reviewing investment proposals related to aging pipelines. Greig’s daughter, Janessa Greig, 13, also died in the disaster. 635 million for pipeline modernization after the Sept. 9, 2010, blast in San Bruno.