CPUC Implements Six Steps for the Monitoring of PG&E

By Justin Dalton On August 5, 2021, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) adopted Resolution M-4855 to set the selection process, scope of work, and schedule for an Independent Safety Monitor that will complement the CPUC’s oversight of PG&E. PG&E Continue reading

State Bar Challenges Tom Girardi Protective Conservatorship, Files Disciplinary Charges

By Kirstin Jensvold-Rumage On March 12, 2021, the State Bar of California filed a verified objection to a petition for temporary conservatorship of attorney Thomas Girardi’s person and estate in Conservatorship of Thomas V. Girardi, Case No. 21STPB00413, in Probate Continue reading

Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s Bankruptcy Case, In re PG&E, Case No. 19-30088-DM (Bankr. N.D. Cal.), Has Reached Monetary Settlements and Governor-Approved Reorganization Agreements

By Strider Kachelein On February 27, 2020, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), pursuant to a settlement agreement, imposed a $2.137 billion fine on Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to cover state expenditures and corrective actions with respect to Continue reading

Under New Proposals, California Public Utilities Commission Could Revoke Pacific Gas & Electric’s License if Utility Operates Unsafely

By Strider Kachelein On February 18, 2020, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued I.19-09-016, a ruling setting forth assigned Commissioner proposals “relating to the application of state law to the proposed plan of reorganization for Pacific Gas and Electric Continue reading