A year ago, California and the entire country watched in shock and horror while giant flames destroyed the Crestmoor neighborhood in San Bruno and the lives of its residents. Since then, revelations of PG&E incompetence and regulatory laxity have continued to stun the public. Those culminated in the recent, damning report by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) blaming deficiencies in PG&E’s pipeline safety program for the death and destruction.
Thanks to the report we now know not only that PG&E negligence caused the blast, but also that regulators bear some responsibility. The report makes it abundantly clear that change is needed not only at PG&E but at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) as well. Governor Brown has begun to make that change with his recent appointments, and now can complete the task by appointing a new President. >> Read the Full Story
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