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CURRENTS WEEK IN REVIEW: May 18-22, 2015

PG&E COMPLETES 10th NTSB SAFETY RECOMMENDATION SINCE 2010 SAN BRUNO PIPELINE EXPLOSION

This week, PG&E announced that it had completed the 10th of 12 safety recommendations issued by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) since the 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion. PG&E's state-of-the-art Gas Control Center in San Ramon has enabled predictive pipeline safety monitoring and provides real-time data on the company's gas system. The NTSB says PG&E has been making acceptable progress on the final two recommendations.

Currents covered this story and more this week.

Matt Nauman, Editor

 

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Diablo Canyon's Desalination Plant to Help San Luis Obispo County Fight Wildfires

Limited water supplies as a result of four years of drought have led to a water-sharing agreement between PG&E's Diablo Canyon Power Plant and San Luis Obispo County. The plant can process 450 gallons of ocean water a minute.

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Even With Drought, Water Safety Remains Important, PG&E and State Parks Say

California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways and PG&E are warning water enthusiasts not to become complacent because of the drought, and to take serious precautions when in or near water this spring and summer.

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In His Words: First Active Military Member Joins a PG&E PowerPathway Class

Farron Drylie became the first active-duty military member to join PG&E's PowerPathway program, a nationally recognized program that trains and qualifies candidates for utility industry jobs. Drylie discusses his family, his military career and why he decided to enter the program.

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