Public Safety


September 11, 2014

PG&E Corporation Selected for Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index

PG&E Corporation today (Sept. 11) announced it has again been selected for the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, which lists North American companies that lead their industries in corporate economic, environmental and social performance. The company was one of only nine U.S. energy utilities to make the North America Index.

September 11, 2014

PG&E, First Responders Partner for Emergency Preparedness Fair at Home Depot

PG&E representatives, first responders and a host of safety vendors provided free safety information as part of the annual Home Depot Emergency Preparedness and safe digging community fair event in Soquel in Santa Cruz County. The event kicked off National Preparedness Month.

September 10, 2014

Advanced Seismic Research Confirms Earthquake Safety at Diablo Canyon Power Plant

Extensive scientific research performed in the area surrounding PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant demonstrates the facility remains seismically safe and able to withstand the largest potential earthquakes in the region. This was the main finding in a report PG&E submitted today (Sept. 10) to the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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September 10, 2014

PG&E Committed to Seismic Safety at Diablo Canyon Power Plant

Diablo Canyon Power Plant plays a major role in helping PG&E generate and deliver to its customers some of the nation’s cleanest electricity. And there’s nothing more important to PG&E and its customers in the San Luis Obispo County region than its safe operation. That’s why, as this video shows, PG&E constantly works to ensure the plant can withstand a major seismic event – an ongoing process that puts it on the cutting-edge of seismic research.

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September 8, 2014

City of Napa, Santa Rosa Press Democrat Thank PG&E for Quake Response

PG&E’s response to the Aug. 24 earthquake has earned thanks from city leaders in Napa as well as the Santa Rosa Press Democrat newspaper.

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September 4, 2014

Earthquake-Damage Models Helped PG&E Restore Service in About 24 Hours After Napa Temblor

High-tech earthquake-damage modeling helped PG&E respond more quickly and effectively to the recent magnitude 6.0 earthquake in Napa County. In cases like the Napa County earthquake, which hit on Aug. 24, the models help deploy PG&E’s field teams to conduct inspections and make emergency repairs.

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September 3, 2014

Recent Quake Shows Importance of Being Prepared; September is National Preparedness Month

Last week’s 6.0 magnitude earthquake in Napa County was a forceful reminder that we all live in a seismically active region. PG&E is sharing preparedness information with customers, especially for natural disasters that are more common to Northern and Central California, such as earthquakes, wildfires and winter storms. September is National Preparedness Month.

August 29, 2014

PG&E to Provide High Whitewater Flows on Pit River over Two September Weekends

PG&E will provide high whitewater flows in the Pit 5 Reach of the Pit River in eastern Shasta County over two weekends in September

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August 27, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Employees Descend on Napa to Aid Customers Impacted by Earthquake

Gas crew foreman Steve Bittner is used to pressure situations. So when a 6.0 magnitude earthquake jolted him awake early Sunday in Napa, he took action. As this video demonstrates, Bittner was just one of the many employees helping customers get their lives back in order.

August 27, 2014

PG&E Asks for Public’s Help to Support Theft Investigation at Metcalf Substation

PG&E is asking for the public’s assistance in providing any information that could help lead to the apprehension of the individuals who stole construction equipment from its Metcalf Substation south of San Jose. The company is working closely with law enforcement on a full investigation of the incident, and asks the public to contact the Santa Clara Sheriff’s Department’s 24 hour crime tip hotline at 408-808-4431.

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August 27, 2014

PG&E Continues Work with Customers in Aftermath of Napa Earthquake

PG&E employees spent Tuesday (Aug. 26) going door-to-door, talking to customers and checking for gas leaks – two days after an earthquake struck the Napa area.

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August 27, 2014

PG&E Provides Back-to-School Safety Tips to Help Prevent Injuries

As children go back to school in the aftermath of the Napa County earthquake, PG&E reminds Northern and Central California families and educators to discuss with their students how to stay safe around electricity and natural gas inside and outside the home.

August 26, 2014

PG&E, San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Share Back-to-School Safety Lesson

With children of all ages going back to school, PG&E teamed up with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office in Redwood City on August 21 to provide safety reminders for families across Northern and Central California.

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August 26, 2014

PG&E to Increase Flows for Whitewater Recreation on Rock Creek Reach of North Fork Feather River

PG&E will increase water flows for whitewater recreation in the Rock Creek Reach of the North Fork Feather River in Plumas County over two weekends.

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August 20, 2014

Concord Employees Protect Public from Live Wire

Imagine going out for lunch, sitting down, and before taking a bite, you hear a loud noise outside. A large truck had hit a utility pole, causing a transformer to crash to the ground and leaving a live electrical wire dangling at the side of the pole. That experience recently happened to two PG&E office workers, who immediately took action to protect bystanders.

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