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California regulators question PG&E"s vow to improve safety

California regulators expressed skepticism Monday that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.'s new leaders have enough professional experience to instill the deep corporate culture of safety they say the company has lacked......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 15th, 2019

California utility seeks higher rates for wildfire safety

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. is asking state regulators for another increase in rates and profits, saying it's needed for wildfire safety and to attract investment as the utility goes through bankruptcy......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 22nd, 2019

Across the globe, a question of air safety becomes a question of American leadership

The muddled response by U.S. regulators and t.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 15th, 2019

Critics ask what took PG&E so long on wildfire safety effort

Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. is promising to spend more than $2 billion this year to improve wildfire prevention after its equipment was blamed for causing more than 1,500 Northern California wildfires since 2014......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 7th, 2019

State to investigate PG&E’s safety culture, considers breaking up utility

State utility regulators are looking into the possibility of breaking up or even taking over California’s largest utility following renewed scrutiny of Pacific Gas & Electric’s safety culture. The California Public Utilities Commission said in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 24th, 2018

Regulators consider breaking up utility over safety concerns

California regulators said Friday they are considering splitting up Pacific Gas & Electric Co. or making other drastic changes amid concerns over the utility's role in recent gas explosions and wildfires......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 21st, 2018

California Claims PG&E Falsified Gas Safety Records

PG&E falsified natural gas pipeline-safety records over a five-year period ending in 2017, California regulators said, dealing another blow to the state’s largest utility......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 15th, 2018

Regulators accuse PG&E of falsifying gas line safety records

Already facing billions of dollars in potential legal liability over wildfires, Pacific Gas & Electric got more bad news Friday afternoon. The California Public Utilities Commission said that a staff investigation alleges that PG&E falsified gas pipeli.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 14th, 2018

California regulators: PG&E falsified safety records for natural gas pipelines years after deadly blast

California regulators: PG&E falsified safety records for natural gas pipelines years after deadly blast......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 14th, 2018

California alleges utility falsified pipeline safety records

Regulators are accusing one of California's largest utilities of falsifying safety documents on natural gas pipelines over a five-year period......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 14th, 2018

California train agency fined $650,000 for 2 worker deaths

Regulators fined the San Francisco Bay Area's transit agency $650,000 on Thursday for safety failures that led a commuter train to strike and kill two workers inspecting track five years ago during a union strike......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 11th, 2018

California regulators opened 2 new investigations into the safety of Tesla"s factory in September (TSLA)

Tesla California's Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal-OSHA) opened two new inspections in September into the workplace conditions at Tesla's factory in Fremont. According to the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 14th, 2018

Eight California housing complexes accused of not complying with lead-safety regulations

Federal regulators have accused eight feder.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 28th, 2018

Tesla"s 2018 Goes From Bad To Worse As Safety Regulators Launch Probe

Tesla's "planned" factory shutdowns could end lasting far longer than planned. That is, if California workplace safety regulators have anything.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 18th, 2018

US regulators float ideas for boosting medical device safety

U.S. health officials are considering new steps to improve the government's system for overseeing medical devices......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 17th, 2018

Oil company with checkered history hit with $12.5M fine

California regulators have issued at $12.5 million fine to an oil company with a long history of safety violations and regulatory lapses......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 11th, 2018

PG&E get approval to pay employees $350 million to meet safety goals after wildfires

PG&E Corp can pay employees up to $350 million in bonuses this year to spur them to help meet the bankrupt California power provider's safety goals to prevent wildfires, a judge said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reuters16 hr. 39 min. ago

Toyota, Hyundai, Kia, Fiat Chrysler, Honda vehicles under investigation for faulty airbags

Federal auto safety regulators are investigation more than 12 million airbags for potentially failing to deploy, including Toyota, Hyu.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 23rd, 2019

Feds investigate 12 million airbags in Fiat Chrysler, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Toyota vehicles

U.S. auto safety regulators have broadened a probe into potentially defective airbags that may have failed to deploy, causing at least eight .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 23rd, 2019

U.S. auto safety regulators expand air bag probe to 12.3 million vehicles because bags may not inflate in a crash.

U.S. auto safety regulators expand air bag probe to 12.3 million vehicles because bags may not inflate in a crash......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 23rd, 2019

US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 23rd, 2019