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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: $390,000
Year: 2013
Date: January 1, 2013
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: This decision approves a settlement between SED, PG&E and The Utility Reform Network concerning alleged improper activities on the part of PG&E employees regarding anti-smart meter groups. The settlement requires PG&E to pay $390,000 to the general fund of the State of California; carry through with improvements to the social media components of its employee policies and with education about those policies; sponsor three regulatory industry trainings, which a third-party will teach; and verify the completion of these things to SED by 2015.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: California Public Utilities Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: D.13-04-012
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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