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Shake-up at PUC, PG&E over emails related to San Bruno blast case
Shake-up at PUC, PG&E over emails related to San Bruno blast case

Stung by criticism that the Public Utilities Commission had developed "too cozy" of a relationship with the state's largest utility, PUC President Michael Peevey removed himself from further proceedings over a huge explosion in 2010 that killed eight people in the Bay Area city of San Bruno. Peevey also said he asked his chief of staff, Carol Brown, to resign for "inappropriate communications" with the San Francisco utility, Pacific Gas & Electric Co., and she did. Brown could not reached for comment. At the same time, the utility confirmed that it had made improper communications with PUC officials related to the selection of administrative law judges on a...

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