Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Pacific Gas & Electric
Current Parent Company: 
PG&E Corp.
Penalty: 
$1,000,000,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
June 19, 2019
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Pacific Gas and Electric Company agreed to pay $1 billion to resolve the wildfire claims brought by 18 local public entities (cities, counties, districts and public agencies) impacted by the 2015 Butte Fire, 2017 Northern California wildfires and 2018 Camp Fire.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Multi-Jurisdiction Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
multi-county
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
utilities
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.