April 21, 2024

PG&E felonies

Cal Fire Shasta-Trinity Unit
PG&E Can be Tried Again for Manslaughter
A judge said there is enough evidence to try PG&E on four manslaughter counts and other charges from the September 2020 Zogg Fire in Shasta County, Calif.
U.S. Forest Service
Cal Fire Finds PG&E Started Massive Dixie Fire
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said its investigation had determined that a tree hitting a PG&E line started the massive Dixie Fire.
Cal Fire Shasta-Trinity Unit
Judge Refrains from Adding Time to PG&E Probation
Federal prosecutors said they would not ask for an extension of PG&E's probation time based on California criminal charges.
Dixie Fire Finding Inopportune for PG&E
Cal Fire concluded that a tree falling on a PG&E power line started the Dixie Fire, potentially affecting PG&E's bid to exit federal probation Jan. 25.
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PG&E Likely Violated Probation, Judge Finds
A federal judge found there was probable cause to believe PG&E violated its probation by starting the Kincade Fire in 2019 and the deadly Zogg Fire last year.
U.S. Forest Service/Lassen Natio
PG&E Faces New Criminal Charges, Wildfire Liability
PG&E said the Dixie Fire burning in Northern California could hurt its finances but denied it committed crimes in starting last year’s deadly Zogg Fire.
Wildfire Liability, Criminal Charges Cloud PG&E Outlook
PG&E faces criminal charges and wildfire liabilities not included in last year’s bankruptcy settlement, company officials said in an earnings call.
Prosecutors Charge PG&E for 2019 Kincade Fire
The Sonoma County District Attorney’s office filed 33 criminal charges against Pacific Gas and Electric in connection with the Kincade Fire.
PG&E Files Wildfire Plan Under Intense Scrutiny
Pacific Gas & Electric submitted its latest wildfire prevention plan to the California Public Utilities Commission as it faces threats of intense scrutiny.
UPDATED: PG&E Sentenced; Bankruptcy Plan Approved
A judge sentenced Pacific Gas and Electric to $4 million in fines and fees, the maximum allowed under law, for starting the Camp Fire in November 2018.

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