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PG&E Says It Expects Criminal Charges In San Bruno Blast

PG&E Corp. expects the federal government to bring criminal charges against the utility over the 2010 San Bruno, Calif., natural-gas transmission pipeline blast, the company said in a press release Thursday , as it filed a disclosure document with the Securities and Exchange Commission. PG&E said it believes the criminal charges are not merited and that its employees did not intentionally violate the federal Pipeline Safety Act. The company has already settled claims amounting to nearly $500 million with the victims and families of the accident. The natural-gas explosion in September 2010 killed eight people and injured dozens.Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc....

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