Facing multibillion-dollar claims for damage done by last year’s Northern California wildfires, PG&E is pushing for a state-authorized financing plan to cover liability claims and compensate survivors, proposing the utility’s
Pacific Gas & Electric Co.’s chief executive on Thursday labeled as “insufficient” Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to ease utilities’ liability costs when their equipment sparks fires.
Remind me: Brown offered
Critics on Wednesday blasted a proposal circulated by Gov. Jerry Brown that could change the legal framework for determining whether utilities or their customers pay for future potential wildfire liabilities,
California lawmakers weighed a series of difficult options on Wednesday to revamp laws designed to lessen the likelihood of catastrophic wildfires, and considered the thorny question of who should foot