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Company: Pacific Gas & Electric Co
Current Parent CompanyPG&E Corp.
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Penalty: $20,250,000
Year: 2022
Date: April 11, 2022
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: utility safety violation
Violation Description: PG&E agreed to pay a total of $20.25 million of civil penalties, costs and donations in settlement of allegations the company violated multiple safety and utility codes in the events of the Kincade Fire, when a broken jumper cable on a PG&E transmission tower caused a wildfire.
Level of Government: local
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Sonoma County (CA) District Attorney
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
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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