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May 29, 2024

California SB 901

UPDATED: Calif. Wildfire Relief Bill Signed After Quick Passage
A bill intended to shore up California’s IOUs against wildfire liability raced through the state Legislature and landed on the desk of Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Calif. Wildfire Panel Urges End to Strict Liability
California's Commission on Catastrophic Wildfire Cost and Recovery recommended overturning the state’s liability standard for utility-sparked fires.
California Regulators OK Utility Wildfire Plans
The California PUC unanimously approved wildfire mitigation plans filed by the state’s large investor-owned utilities in response to last year’s SB 901.
ALJ Endorses CPUC ‘Stress Test’ on 2017 Wildfire Costs
The California PUC released a judge’s proposed ruling approving “stress test” methodology to determine rate recovery for 2017 wildfire costs.
PG&E Lays out Billion-dollar Wildfire Plan
Pacific Gas and Electric proposed spending up to $2.3 billion on grid hardening, increased line inspections, and vegetation management to prevent wildfires.
Federal Judge to Review PG&E’s Wildfire Plan
California’s investor-owned utilities submitted enhanced wildfire mitigation plans to the PUC, and PG&E's will be reviewed by a federal judge.
Erin Brockovich Protests PG&E Bankruptcy Plan at State Capitol
On the steps of the California state Capitol, former state Sen. Noreen Evans said she believes PG&E won’t go through with Chapter 11 reorganization.
PG&E Says It Will File Bankruptcy, as CEO Steps Down
PG&E Corp. and its subsidiary Pacific Gas and Electric will file for federal bankruptcy protection by Jan. 29, the companies announced.
California National Guard
PG&E’s Troubles Mount After Camp Fire
After the deadliest wildfire in California history, PG&E is facing intense scrutiny from lawmakers, regulators and a federal judge.
CAISO
RC Transition, California Wildfires Will Occupy 2019
CAISO will tackle its new role as reliability coordinator in 2019, and California lawmakers will struggle with preventing wildfires sparked by power lines.

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