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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Pacific Gas & Electric
Current Parent CompanyPG&E Corp.
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Penalty: $565,000,000
Year: 2013
Date: September 9, 2013
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: utility safety violation
Violation Description: In an SEC filing, PG&E said it would pay a total of $565 million to settle multiple lawsuits stemming from a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, California.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: private litigation
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: California
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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