PG&E plans to fight conviction in deadly San Bruno pipeline blast

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — PG&E plans to fight its conviction on charges connected to the deadly San Bruno pipeline blast.

Last week, a jury found the utility guilty on six counts, including obstructing the government investigation into the explosion.

The conviction carries a fine of at least $3 million.

Now, PG&E is asking a judge to overturn the verdict.

It is arguing that the federal prosecutors failed to connect the crimes to specific individuals.

The blast of the PG&E natural gas pipeline six years ago sent a giant plume of fire into the air, killing eight people and destroying 38 homes in the city of San Bruno.

Here are the court documents:

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