What Does an Accident Cost? After $1.6 Billion in Sanctions, PG&E Faces More Fines.
A Judge in California has ruled that PG&E must face charges that it knowingly and willfully violated minimum pipeline standards in the 2010 explosion that killed 8 people.
State regulators have already imposed $1.6 billion in civil sanctions. PG&E faces and additional $565 million in penalties as part of these charges.