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San Bruno alleges misconduct by regulator in PG&E explosion case
San Bruno alleges misconduct by regulator in PG&E explosion case

San Bruno city officials, furious over what they said were overly friendly communications between utility regulators and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. after a fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion, called for a state investigation. They asked the state attorney general's office and other state and local law enforcement agencies to investigate. The city is accusing California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey with receiving "confidential, non-public information from PG&E regarding its internal deliberations and financial conditions outside of the CPUC public hearing process." The city said Peevey's behavior was in violation of the...

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