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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E)
Current Parent CompanyPG&E Corp.
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Penalty: $25,600,000
Year: 2016
Date: June 1, 2016
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: utility safety violation
Secondary Offense: gas pipeline safety violation
Violation Description: Pacific Gas and Electric Company failed to comply with applicable law and regulations in maintaining accurate records of its natural gas distribution system. These inaccurate records were relied on for locating and marking underground facilities in anticipation of excavation. They inaccurately mapped and consequently inaccurately marked facilities led to excavators damaging the distribution system in several instances. Release of natural gas, service interruptions and, in one case, significant property damage resulted.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Public Utilities Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: I.14-11-008
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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