Friday, November 21, 2014

CPUC ISSUES $10.85 MILLION STAFF CITATION TO PG&E; COMMISSIONERS OPEN FORMAL CASE TO EVALUATE PG&E’S GAS DISTRIBUTION RECORDKEEPING

ABSTRACT:  November 20, 2014: “The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today issued a $10.85 million staff Citation to Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) for a natural gas explosion in Carmel-by-the-Sea in March, and, separately, opened a formal penalty consideration case against PG&E relating to recordkeeping associated with the utility’s gas distribution infrastructure.”  The California Public Utilities Commission PRESS RELEASE, CITATION FOR VIOLATION(S) ISSUED PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION ALJ-274 OF GENERAL ORDER 112-E and INCIDENT INVESTIGATION REPORT are embedded
California Public Utilities Commission
505 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco
PRESS RELEASE
Docket #: I.14-11-008
November 20, 2014

Public Utilities Commission
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
CITATION FOR VIOLATION(S)
ISSUED PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION ALJ-274 OF GENERAL ORDER 112-E

CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
Safety and Enforcement Division
Gas Safety and Reliability Branch
Gas Engineering and Compliance Section
Incident Investigation Report

RELATED NEWS REPORT:
PG&E fined for Carmel house explosion in March
Over $10 million citation, PG&E responds
POSTED: 05:36 PM PST Nov 20, 2014 UPDATED: 06:35 PM PST Nov 20, 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE FOR THE MONTEREY PENINSULA WATER SUPPLY PROJECT, REGULAR MEETING, CANCELLATION NOTICE, November 19, 2014

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE FOR THE MONTEREY PENINSULA WATER SUPPLY PROJECT
REGULAR MEETING, CANCELLATION NOTICE
November 19, 2014

TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TAC) OF THE MONTEREY PENINSULA REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY (MPRWA) REGULAR MEETING AGENDA & MINUTES November 17, 2014

AGENDA PACKET, REGULAR MEETING
TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TAC)
MONTEREY PENINSULA REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY (MPRWA)
November 17, 2014

CITY COUNCIL CLOSED SESSION, November 17, 2014

AGENDA
CLOSED SESSION
CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA CITY COUNCIL
Monday, November 17, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

CALIFORNIA COAST COMMISSION: Appeal by California-American Water Co. of City of Marina decision denying permit for construction, operation, and decommissioning of slant test well, up to 4 monitoring well clusters, and related infrastructure at CEMEX sand mining plant, Lapis Road, Marina, Monterey County. (TL-SF), SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND, APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS at de Novo Hearing

ABSTRACT:  On 12 November 2014, California Coastal Commissioners voted unanimously to APPROVE WITH CONDITIONS California American Water’s appeal to “proceed with its two-year test well proposal on the Cemex sand mining plant site in north Marina,” according to reporting in The Monterey County Herald. The ADDENDUM, ADDENDUM 2 and Original Staff Report document is embedded. 

REFERENCE:
Coastal Commission unanimously backs Cal Am test well appeal
Cites importance of determining method feasibility
By Jim Johnson, The Monterey County Herald
Posted: 11/12/2014

CALIFORNIA COASTAL COMMISSION

November 2014 Agenda

Oceano Hotel & Spa
280 Capistrano Road
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Wednesday,
November 12, 2014
9:00 a.m

1. CALL TO ORDER.

2. ROLL CALL.

ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES AND FEDERAL CONSISTENCY

14.  NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.

ENERGY, OCEAN RESOURCES AND FEDERAL CONSISTENCY

14.  NEW APPEALS. See AGENDA CATEGORIES.
  1. Appeal No. A-3-MRA-14-0050 (California-American Water Company, Marina) [ADDENDUM] [ADDENDUM 2] Appeal by California-American Water Co. of City of Marina decision denying permit for construction, operation, and decommissioning of slant test well, up to 4 monitoring well clusters, and related infrastructure at CEMEX sand mining plant, Lapis Road, Marina, Monterey County. (TL-SF)

SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE FOUND, APPROVED WITH CONDITIONS at de Novo Hearing 



Addendum
Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency
For Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Item W14a & 15a A-S-MRA-14-0050/9-14-1735
• Staff Report Modifications
• Staff Response to Comment
• Correspondence (pg 1)
Addendum
Energy, Ocean Resources & Federal Consistency
For Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Item W14a & 15a A-3-MRA-14-0050/9-14-1735
 Ex Parte Communications
 Correspondence (pg. 89)
STAFF REPORT: RECOMMENDATION ON APPEAL
SUBSTANTIAL ISSUE& DE NOVO HEARING And COASTAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT  (Pg. 856)