• PG&E likely sparks another massive fire, pledges to bury 10,000 miles of power lines

    6 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Power lines are cast in silhouette as the Creek Fire creeps up on on the Shaver Springs community off of Tollhouse Road on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 in Auberry, CA. (credit: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times )
    It took a string of deadly fires, criminal convictions, a messy bankruptcy, and a multibillion-dollar settlement, but Pacific Gas and Electric Company-better known as PG&E-is finally committing to burying vast stretches of power lines in fire-prone California.
    The utility said on Wednesday that it will bury 10,000 miles of power lines in places that are at the greatest risk...
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