PG&E Judge Proposes Stricter Probation After Wildfires

Bloomberg: The judge overseeing PG&E Corp.’s criminal probation is looking to tighten the leash on the utility by requiring it to take into account which power lines were cleared of trees before shutting them off during windstorms.

U.S. District Judge William Alsup said he’s trying to get the company to follow California law and its own wildfire mitigation plan to “protect the people of California from yet further death and destruction caused by the offender’s continuing failure to operate its power grid safely.”

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