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PG&E’s CEO Really, Really Hates California's Fire Liability Law

Thursday, March 8, 2018  
Posted by: Bloomberg
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PG&E Corp. Chief Executive Officer Geisha Williams wants to make sure you understand how much she dislikes California’s law on fire liability.

The San Francisco-based utility owner could end up on the hook for billions of dollars worth of wildfire damages because of a California rule known as inverse condemnation that holds utilities responsible when their power lines spark blazes. Williams has been calling for lawmakers to do away with the law, arguing that climate change is the real culprit of more extreme fires...Continue Reading.


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