Environment


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August 19, 2015

PG&E Names Melissa Lavinson as Chief Sustainability Officer

Melissa Lavinson, currently vice president of Federal Affairs, will take on an expanded role as chief sustainability officer. In her new role, she will focus on continuous improvement of the company’s national leadership on sustainability practices.

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July 15, 2015

Farmers on DCPP Property Help Maintain PG&E’s Land Stewardship Commitment

Two farmers continue a longtime tradition of cattle grazing on PG&E property north and south of Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County and they are doing so in a way that helps preserve plants and native habitat.

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June 23, 2015

PG&E Delays Construction Project after Discovery of Golden Eagles

When PG&E’s Johnnie Kinard looked into the sky at a construction project, he saw two golden eagles. That led to delaying the project until after the nesting season, another example of how the utility protects birds.

May 20, 2015

Bay Point Library Gets a Face-lift Thanks to PG&E Volunteers

PG&E volunteers traded pencils for paint brushes and spent the day on May 1 volunteering at Habitat for Humanity’s public library revitalization in Bay Point in Contra Costa County.

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May 18, 2015

PG&E, State Parks Encourage Water Enthusiasts to Adapt to the Effects of the Drought

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.

May 14, 2015

PG&E Vice President Urges Congress to Take Action on Hydropower Relicensing

PG&E’s Randy Livingston testified before a Congressional committee this week about reforms needed to make the hydropower relicensing process more efficient.

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May 13, 2015

PG&E Employees Say Biking to Work Improves Their Health and the Environment

On Thursday, more than 50 PG&E San Francisco employees are expected to pedal their way to work as part of Bike to Work day. The event has been celebrated for 21 years, but for employees like Patricia Gideon, biking to work isn’t just an annual event, it is part of her daily life.

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April 17, 2015

Bakersfield: Kit Fox Recovery Recognized with PG&E Donation, Volunteer Event

PG&E donates $6,500 to organizations that treated a sick kit fox recovered at the Bakersfield Service Center earlier this year and employees clean up animal zoo in honor of Month of Service.

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April 15, 2015

PG&E Planting Thousands of Trees in Los Padres National Forest on Behalf of Customers Who Ditch Paper Bills

PG&E has extended its partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to plant new trees in the wildfire-stricken Los Padres National Forest on behalf of customers who enroll in paperless billing during the month of April in honor of Earth Day.

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March 31, 2015

Study Shows Upgrades to Natural Gas System Helping to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

PG&E’s natural gas system contributed to the findings of a comprehensive, peer-reviewed study published online today (March 31) in Environmental Science and Technology that confirms methane emissions from local natural gas systems have significantly decreased in the past 20 years.

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March 27, 2015

PG&E Helps Marine Mammal Center Celebrate a Milestone, Save Energy with Solar

The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito celebrated 40 years of education and rescuing sea animals on Thursday (March 26), and PG&E was on hand to acknowledge its partner.

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March 23, 2015

PG&E’s In-House Biologists Uphold Utility’s Commitment to Environment

A team of 35 in-house biologists work throughout PG&E’s 70,000-square-mile service area making sure construction projects don’t cause harm to protected plants and animals.

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March 13, 2015

During Arbor Week, PG&E and Tree Davis Volunteers Help Historic Black Walnut Trees Weather Drought

Volunteers from PG&E, UC Davis and Tree Davis recently joined professional tree crews to help take care of 75 black walnut trees on Russell Boulevard in Davis. Another local tree event is planned for Saturday, March 14.

March 11, 2015

Call Before You Dig During California Arbor Week (and Every Day)

All you have to do is walk outside to see that trees are a vital and beautiful part of California’s natural landscape. But trees also require great responsibility.

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March 2, 2015

Weathering the Elements as a Central Coast Naturalist

Since the mid-1970s, Sally Krenn has worked as a PG&E marine and terrestrial biologist throughout California, but she mostly works along the Pecho Coast that lies between Point San Luis and Point Buchon in San Luis Obispo County. PG&E owns and acts as a steward to these lands, which encompass nearly 14 miles of coastline and roughly 12,000 acres of pristine land that surround Diablo Canyon Power Plant.

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