Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
PG&E
Current Parent Company: 
PG&E Corp.
Penalty: 
$6,500,000
Year: 
2006
Date: 
February 16, 2006
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

PG&E agreed to pay $6.5 million to the City and County of San Francisco in settlement of allegations its neglect was responsible for a power outage in December 2003 caused by a fire at its Mission Street substation.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
San Francisco (CA) City Attorney
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
San Francisco
Facility City: 
San Francisco
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: 
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