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PG&E unveils new San Ramon gas control center

Original post made on Dec 7, 2013

PG&E debuted its new San Ramon gas control center Friday, showcasing the integrated technological system and centralized operational structure the company developed in the wake of the deadly 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion.

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Posted by Extra Crispy
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on Dec 7, 2013 at 8:28 am

"After an incident like 2010, and after the loss of 2010, what is most important is what you learn going forward. And this center ... represents what PG&E has learned," said U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin).

I dunno, Eric -- seems to me that compensating the victims, fining the very bejeebus out of the company in a way that the shareholders -- not the ratepayers -- have to bear it, and actually regulating and actively overseeing the utility's lax practices are right up there with "lessons learned." But then, I don't have to run for re-election next year.

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