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PG&E to Release Natural Gas near Geneva Avenue in Daly City on Wednesday, May 30

As part of PG&E’s ongoing efforts to enhance the safety of its gas transmission lines, they are testing a portion of the gas transmission pipeline from Schwerin Street and Geneva Avenue in Daly City to Hamilton and Woolsey Streets in San Francisco on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, between 9:00 and 10:00 a.m. This work requires PG&E to vent the natural gas out of a segment of transmission line in Daly City. PG&E is taking steps to mitigate noise and odor and has scheduled the work to create the least impact possible. There will be no interruption of gas service as a result of this work.

Scheduled date: Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Approximate time: 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
Work location: Just south of the intersection of Geneva Ave and Schwerin St
Work to be completed: Venting of Natural Gas to Atmosphere
Service interruption: None

About Natural Gas Venting:
Depending on the location of gas venting and weather patterns, there may be a smell of natural gas. PG&E assures that this situation is safe. The pipeline is cleared of gas utilizing a safe and common technique. As part of PG&E’s normal protocol, they have and will continue to notify the appropriate public safety agencies, businesses, and residents of this work. Additionally, PG&E will have a gas services representative on site with natural gas detection equipment to investigate any customer report of natural gas odors not associated with this release.