Environment


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October 4, 2012

Full Circle Blends Funding and Talent to Help Bay Area Nonprofits

The Full Circle Fund is a unique organization that brings together corporate sponsors and working professionals to help nonprofits.PG&E has provided some funding and three of its employees are making a real and lasting impact on causes that are important to them.

:  PG&E employee Debra Magana and her granddaughter Brenna participated in California Coastal Cleanup Day, and found an old basketball on Old Port Beach. (Photo by John Lindsey.)
September 21, 2012

PG&E Employees Join California Coastal Cleanup Effort

Dozens of PG&E employees and their families and friends helped improve California’s coast recently. They took part in California Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, Sept. 15.

September 20, 2012

Wetlands Restoration Project Will Improve 475 Acres

PG&E soon will start work to improve approximately 475 acres of wetland habitat in the McArthur Swamp near Big Lake in northeastern Shasta County. The project was initiated in cooperation with the California Waterfowl Association (CWA) and is part of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s license conditions for PG&E’s Pit 1 hydroelectric project.

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September 20, 2012

PG&E’s Sustainability Report Shows Focus on Customers, Progress with Safety

PG&E has released its 2011 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report. The online report serves as a broad overview of PG&E’s commitment to the environment, its employees and the safety and economic vitality of the many diverse customers and communities it serves.

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September 14, 2012

PG&E Named to Prestigious Sustainability Lists

PG&E has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index in recognition of the company’s ongoing commitment to a sustainable future for its customers and communities, its employees and the environment.

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August 30, 2012

VIDEO: Tony Earley Reflects on ‘Rewarding, Challenging’ First Year at PG&E, Talks about What’s Ahead

Tony Earley, PG&E’s chairman, CEO and president, has been with the company for nearly a year. On Thursday, he met with reporters to talk about the utility’s efforts and its priorities.”We’ve made a lot of progress this year,” he said.

August 3, 2012

Bass Lake: Both Hydroelectric Reservoir and Popular Resort

This week, Currents looks at some of the recreation spots in Northern and Central California that results from PG&E’s hydroelectric operations and other operations. Today, the spotlight is on Bass Lake, just south of Yosemite National Park.

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August 2, 2012

Trails Near Diablo Canyon Plant Offer Stunning Views of Coastal Scenery

This week, Currents looks at places in PG&E’s service area where camping, fishing, hiking and other outdoor activities can be enjoyed. Today, the spotlight is on two spectacular trails near Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County.

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August 1, 2012

Lake Almanor Offers Scenery and More Where the Sierra Nevada Meet the Cascades

This week, Currents looks at places in PG&E’s service area where camping, fishing, hiking and other outdoor activities can be enjoyed. Today, the spotlight is on Lake Almanor, a large reservoir in Plumas County in northeastern California.

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July 31, 2012

Wishon and Courtright Reservoirs Offer Camping, Fishing with Mountain Backdrop

This week, Currents looks at places in PG&E’s service area where camping, fishing, hiking and other outdoor activities can be enjoyed. Today, the spotlight is on Lake Wishon and Courtright Reservoirs, located in remote Fresno County.

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July 30, 2012

PG&E’s Hydro System Provides Clean Power, Plenty of Places to Play

This week, Currents looks at some of the places in PG&E’s service area in Northern and Central California where camping, fishing, hiking and other outdoor activities can be enjoyed. These are available due to PG&E hydroelectric system and other operations. This story gives an overview of the company’s hydroelectric system and highlights some popular spots and some hidden gems.

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July 27, 2012

Success Story: Wetlands Conservation and the Return of Migratory Birds

Glenn Olson of the National Audubon Society was joined in Washington, D.C., today by PG&E’s Diane Ross-leech in a discussion on the success of the North American Migratory Bird Joint Venture project.

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July 25, 2012

VIDEO: PG&E Dives In to Count Threatened Salmon

Every year, over three days, PG&E partners with the California Department of Fish and Game to count the threatened Central Valley spring-run Chinook salmon. This year’s salmon count has revealed one of the largest populations of the fish since 1954.

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May 31, 2012

With a Last-Minute Helping Hand, Cleanup Project Finishes in Time for Celebration

As PG&E crews were working hard to complete an environmental cleanup project at a popular Mexican restaurant in Watsonville before the Cinco de Mayo holiday, a car wreck threatened to scuttle the deadline effort. But, thanks to some quick thinking and assistance from PG&E, that didn’t happen.

May 25, 2012

PG&E Joins Bay Area Leaders in Effort to Combat Climate Change

Bay Area elected officials joined business leaders, including PG&E’s Steve Malnight, to celebrate the third anniversary of the Bay Area Climate Collaborative on Friday (May 25).

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