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To reduce wildfire risk, judge imposes new probation terms on PG&E

April 3, 2019 by maitreyi.karthik@climate-connect.com

(Source: Governing) A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Pacific Gas and Electric Co. must comply with a series of new wildfire-prevention requirements or else risk violation of its probation arising from the 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion.

U.S. District Judge William Alsup decided at a hearing in San Francisco to impose his latest proposal on the utility, which includes making compliance with vegetation management rules a new probation term, among other measures. Read full article….

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