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Company: Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
Current Parent CompanyPG&E Corp.
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Penalty: $13,500,000,000
Year: 2020
Date: June 19, 2020
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: utility safety violation
Secondary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: In June 2020 a federal bankrupty judge approved PG&E's $59 billion reorganization, which included a $13.5 billion settlement of class action lawsuits associated with a series of wildfires in northern California that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes and businesses.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Northern District of California Bankruptcy Court
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 3:19-bk-30088
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: California
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Current Parent: utilities
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