Fidelity SPDR Advertisement
Home > Boards > Free Zone > Welcome to Investors Hub > Tornado Alley (PROG)

San Francisco threatens suit over PG&E pipelines

Public Reply | Private Reply | Keep | Last ReadPost New MsgReplies (1) | Next 10 | Previous | Next
F6 Member Profile
Member Level 
Followed By 49
Posts 27,787
Boards Moderated 2
Alias Born 01/02/03
160x600 placeholder
S&P 500 Posts Biggest Weekly Gain Of 2014
U.S. stocks closed with solid gains Friday, leaving the S&P 500 with its largest weekly advance of the year.
Top Equities Stories Of The Day
European Markets Show Signs of Stress--2nd Update
Microsoft Gains Help Lead Tech's Advance
Will Free Data Become the Next Free Shipping?
Treasury Bonds Pull Back for Second Straight Day
Microsoft Braces for Another Nokia Hit--Earnings Preview
Procter & Gamble Looking at Margins, Brands--Earnings Preview
Pfizer Results Will Play Second Fiddle to Dealmaking Outlook -- Earnings Preview
Stifel Financial to Hire Two Former Merrill Lynch Advisers
F6 Member Level  Friday, 07/15/11 02:32:17 AM
Re: fuagf post# 108980
Post # of 229293 
San Francisco threatens suit over PG&E pipelines
07/14/2011 05:06:04 PM PDT
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Thursday threatened to sue California and federal regulators for failing to ensure that PG&E's pipelines are safe, given recent revelations about the utility's gas line operations following the Sept. 9 San Bruno catastrophe.
In a letter to the California Public Utilities Commission and the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Herrera said he intended to seek a federal court order requiring those agencies to abide by the law and to insure public safety.
Because they haven't sufficiently held PG&E accountable under the federal Pipeline Safety Act, Herrera said, "the city and its occupants are at risk of experiencing a pipeline failure as devastating as the San Bruno explosion," which killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes.
[...]

http://www.mercurynews.com/san-mateo-county/ci_18479580

---

55 more people sue PG&E over San Bruno blast
07/14/11
http://www.mercurynews.com/san-mateo-county/ci_18477877



Greensburg, KS - 5/4/07

"Eternal vigilance is the price of Liberty."
from John Philpot Curran, Speech
upon the Right of Election, 1790


F6
Public Reply | Private Reply | Keep | Last ReadPost New MsgReplies (1) | Next 10 | Previous | Next
Follow Board Follow Board Keyboard Shortcuts Report TOS Violation
X
Current Price
Change
Volume
Detailed Quote - Discussion Board
Intraday Chart
+/- to Watchlist