PG&E to pay $70 million for pipeline tragedy

PG&E to pay $70 million for pipeline tragedy

Pacific Gas and Electric Co., a northern California utility, has agreed to pay $70 million to the California town of San Bruno for a pipeline explosion that killed eight people in 2010. Company says it’s remorseful The San Francisco-based power company’s president, Chris Johns, released a statement Monday, saying PG&E is sorry and eager to […]

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Consumer Reports finds high levels of arsenic in juice

In September, a minor tiff began when television personality Dr. Mehmet Oz commissioned a study that found high levels of arsenic in fruit juice. The Food and Drug Administration objected, but a new study by Consumer Reports had similar findings. FDA considers revising arsenic limits There has been a growing chorus of calls for the […]

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Consumer Reports has released a report backing claims that some juice is high in arsenic. Photo Credit: Memorino/Wikimedia Commons/CC-BY-SA