PG&E’s 100 highest risk natural gas transmission pipelines in the Bay Area include pipe links in seven places in Alameda County and two in Contra Costa County, utility officials disclosed Monday.
Responding to a clamor for more information after a deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion, top utility executives said they released an internal list, compiled in 2009, of the 100 most risky pipe segments an effort to rebuild public trust about the safety of its natural gas system.
“We are trying to be transparent,” said Christopher Johns, president of Pacific Gas & Co., in a news conference in San Francisco. By providing the list, he said, “Our customers will have better information on how we plan for the safety of our natural gas.
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To view the PG&E released map of the top 100 high risk pipelines, visit its Web site here.