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June 16, 2020 - 3:07 pm
Pacific Gas & Electric confessed Tuesday to killing 84 people in one of the most devastating wildfires in recent U.S. history during a dramatic court hearing punctuated by a promise from the company's outgoing CEO that the nation's largest utility will never again put profits ahead of safety.
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Rebekah Sager
October 14, 2019 - 5:36 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom is furious with Pacific Gas & Electric. The governor is threatening sanctions and insisting the utility company pay rebates to customers who lost power during last week’s planned shutdowns, affecting more than 700,000 customers across Northern California and the Bay Area. “...
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Rebekah Sager
June 18, 2019 - 2:53 pm
The town of Paradise has reached a $270 million settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric Corp., for devastating damages that occurred during the Camp Fire. The settlement is part of a larger payout of $1 billion that PG&E will distribute to local governments in conjunction with the utility...
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January 25, 2019 - 7:37 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A state fire investigation's conclusion that Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. equipment was not to blame for a 2017 wildfire that killed 22 people in Northern California wine country could hamper lawsuits by victims of the blaze and complicate the utility's plans to file...
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January 22, 2019 - 5:52 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Consumer activist Erin Brockovich, who famously took on Pacific Gas & Electric Co. in the 1990s, urged California lawmakers Tuesday not to let the utility go bankrupt because it could mean less money for wildfire victims. "I'm mad, I think we should all be mad,"...
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January 14, 2019 - 7:03 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facing potentially colossal liabilities over deadly California wildfires, PG&E will file for bankruptcy protection. The announcement Monday follows the resignation of the power company's chief executive a day earlier. Shares plunged by 50 percent before the opening bell. PG...
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December 31, 2018 - 1:53 pm
(KNX 1070/AP) -- The state's largest utility company, PG&E, could be charged with murder if it's found responsible for recent wildfires. But what are the odds that actually happens? PG&E says its focus remains on helping fire victims recover and rebuild. It's facing a deadline today to...
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December 12, 2018 - 3:34 pm
(KNX 1070) - A California utility company is ramping up inspections of transmission lines as it faces intense scrutiny over its possible role in the devastating Camp Fire. PG&E has announced it will also be installing 600 new high definition cameras to cover about 90 percent of fire-threatened...
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October 15, 2018 - 2:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Concerned about downed power lines sparking wildfires, a major California utility for the first time cut power to tens of thousands of customers amid high winds — and other power providers were considering similar action. Pacific Gas & Electric began cutting power Sunday...
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