PG&E Knew for Years Its Lines Could Spark Wildfires, and Didn’t Fix Them
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PG&E, whose power line sparked a wildfire that killed 85 and destroyed a California town, was long aware that hundreds of miles of its high-voltage lines could fail and start fires, yet it repeatedly delayed making upgrades, a WSJ investigation found
Documents obtained under #FOIA expose that PG&E knew about its failing century-old power line that sparked a fire that killed 85 people and destroyed the California town of Paradise. exposé via
The failure last year of a PG&E power line that sparked a wildfire, killed 85 people and destroyed a California town, wasn’t an aberration. The company knew major parts of its network could fail.