Environment


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April 18, 2016

PG&E Provides People Power at State Park Earth Day Cleanups

They swept gravel, dug weeds and replaced fencing. To commemorate Earth Day, hundreds of volunteers came together to beautify state parks from the Sonoma Coast to San Luis Obispo County. Just another example of PG&E’s commitment to the environment and its communities.

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April 8, 2016

PG&E Volunteers Pick Invasive Weeds to Reduce Fire Threat in Sacramento

Volunteers removed more than a ton of milk thistle weed from the American River Parkway in Sacramento as part of a Day of Service in recognition of Cesar Chavez Day. The cleanup was the kickoff to PG&E’s annual Month of Service.

April 7, 2016

PG&E Partners with National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to Restore Habitat

A popular natural preserve park is getting the care it needs thanks to PG&E’s Nature Restoration Trust, a collaboration between PG&E and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

March 30, 2016

Join PG&E for Earth Day, Arbor Day Celebrations in April

This spring, PG&E is making it easier for customer to get involved in their communities with public Earth Day and Arbor Day celebrations throughout the company’s service area.

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March 28, 2016

Falcons Are Back, and So Is the PG&E Falcon Cam

Once again, a pair of peregrine falcons are back atop a ledge on the 33rd floor of PG&E’s downtown San Francisco office. There are currently three eggs in the nest and the public can get a live web feed of the birds on the popular PG&E falcon camera.

March 8, 2016

PG&E Hosts Mojave XP High School Students for Career Field Trip

Students from Barstow High School’s career academy learn about the importance of education, utility-industry careers and much more at a recent PG&E-hosted event.

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February 25, 2016

PG&E, Environmental Leaders Support ‘Yes On Measure AA for a Clean and Healthy Bay’

As part of its commitment to public safety, the environment and serving the community, PG&E Corporation made a $250,000 shareholder-funded commitment to the People for a Clean and Healthy Bay Coalition. The donation happened at the largest tidal wetland restoration project on the West Coast.

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February 19, 2016

PG&E, Local Volunteers Build Demonstration Urban Forest

Local volunteers from Earth Team, PG&E and the city of San Pablo jointed forces to build a demonstration forest that includes 20 new oak, sycamore and maple trees at Wanless Park. PG&E contributed $20,000 to support the project.

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February 4, 2016

Gas Crew Rescues Fallen Baby Owl

Gas crew workers who found a baby owl fallen near their work site rescued the bird and worked with PG&E’s avian experts to return it to its nest. And they gave it a special name.

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December 17, 2015

PG&E Celebrates Collaboration with Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians

During today’s celebratory event, PG&E and tribal leaders discussed a collaborative agreement set in place by a recent hydroelectric project that unearthed tribal artifacts. The artifacts are now part of an exhibit on display at PG&E’s corporate headquarters in San Francisco.

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December 9, 2015

VIDEO: PG&E Supporting Electric Vehicles to Improve the Environment

About one in five electric vehicles in the U.S. is within PG&E’s service area. The utility is encouraging the shift to EVs with the greening of its own fleet and supporting additional charging infrastructure. Supporting EVs is just another way PG&E is helping to improve the environment.

October 22, 2015

Building a Better California

We are creating a “plug and play” capacity that will allow customers to connect their own equipment to the grid, from rooftop solar panels to storage batteries and intelligent thermostats. For example, we are proposing to install thousands of electric vehicle charging stations across the length and breadth of our 70,000-square-mile service area.

October 20, 2015

Conservation at PG&E’s Diablo Canyon, in Good Hands

Kelly Kephart, an associate terrestrial biologist at Diablo Canyon Power Plant, has a passion and commitment for the environment. She’s part of a new generation of conservationists showing that nuclear science reaches far beyond energy generation.

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October 15, 2015

In Butte County, PG&E Helps Threatened Salmon with Added Cold Water

Every year, PG&E transfers water from watershed as part of its hydroelectric power system. That imported, cooler water helps threatened salmon that lives in the steep canyons of Butte County. As this video shows, that practice has never been more important, especially during California’s drought.

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October 7, 2015

PG&E Stands with Lawmakers as Governor Signs Landmark Climate Change Legislation

The newly-signed Senate Bill 350 will have far-reaching implications on climate change and will further position California to lead the nation in clean energy. PG&E supported the new legislation that increases that state’s Renewables Portfolio Standard and doubles state energy efficiency targets.

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