PG&E Faces $26M Fine for Sacramento Blast

California's pipeline regulators intend to levy a $26 million fine against Pacific Gas and Electric Co. for federal and state safety violations that the company committed in connection with a fatal explosion in a Sacramento suburb in 2008, state officials said. The fine, which the company has agreed to, would be the second-largest ever against a California utility. It is subject to approval by the state Public Utilities Commission.
June 21, 2011

California's pipeline regulators intend to levy a $26 million fine against Pacific Gas and Electric Co. for federal and state safety violations that the company committed in connection with a fatal explosion in a Sacramento suburb in 2008, state officials said. The fine, which the company has agreed to, would be the second-largest ever against a California utility. It is subject to approval by the state Public Utilities Commission.

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