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Pacific Gas & Electric Co. penalized $1.4 billion for deadly pipeline blast

...regulatory judges issued a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday against the state's largest utility for a lethal 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in flames, killing eight people and prompting national...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-02/pacific-gas-electric-co-pe
Wind, solar farms are being put into new companies called yieldcos

...which distribute rental income to investors, and master limited partnerships, which distribute income from oil and gas pipelines to investors.Yieldcos aim to distribute most of the proceeds from generating or delivering electricity to shareholders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-01/wind-solar-farms-are-being
Pardon Our Mess: Ice storm debris clogs right-of-way

WHERE: A strip of right-of-way containing buried gas pipelines between Roberson and Moore roads in south Augusta. WHAT: Broken branches from February's ice storm lie slumped over in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-25/pardon-our-mess-ice-storm-de
Nearly 2,000 leaks reported by Atlanta Gas Light, South Carolina Electric and Gas in 2012

...a few days in advance of any excavation work helps keep the community safe and protect the integrity of our natural gas pipeline system," said Kim Asbill, the public affairs specialist for SCANA, the parent company of SCE&G.Thanks to communication...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-26/nearly-2000-leaks-reported-at
Unions back drilling boom

...or drilling.For example, LIUNA has urged members of Congress to support liquefied natural gas exports and regional gas pipeline expansions, and union members plan to participate in a pro-drilling rally in Pennsylvania's capital next month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-20/unions-back-drilling-boom
PSC priority is managing Vogtle costs

...compressed-natural-gas vehicle fueling stations- and authorized major expansion and upgrades of Georgia's network of natural-gas pipelines"This year is really just about implementation," said Kristie Benson, spokeswoman for Atlanta Natural Gas.It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-26/psc-priority-managing-vogtle
Enron whistleblower Sherron Watkins speaks at Georgia Regents University

...then Enron Chairman Ken Lay tried to get her fired after the two met in August 2001 to discuss her findings that the gas pipeline company turned energy trading giant masked $500 million dollars of losses in 2000."I think when you grow up in a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-10-03/enron-whist
New PSC official becomes alternative fuel commuter

...portion of the state's Universal Service Fund for gas pipeline expansion to Atlanta Gas Light Co. for the construction...operating refueling stations will provide jobs.The gas pipeline company has fueling stations now for large fleets but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-21/new-psc-official-driving-gre
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County prepares for risky gas leaks

Hypothetical scenerios of gas pipeline ruptures were explored Wednesday in an effort to prepare responders for a potential pipeline crisis.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-27/county-prepares-risky-gas-lea
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Georgia regulators approve $11.5 million to build natural gas stations; decline to refund ratepayers

...own pumps. By law, the state's elected utility commissioners could have used those same funds to expand natural gas pipelines, give emergency energy assistance to the poor or provide rebates to the utility's commercial and residential customers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-11-01/georgia-regulators-approve