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PG&E Faces Even More Hurdles As It Rushes Toward Bankruptcy Deadline

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Angela Johnston
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The Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa was destroyed by the Tubbs Fire, found to have been sparked by PG&E's equipment.

 

Pacific Gas and Electric has five months to get itself out of bankruptcy. The utility has to come up with a plan by June 30 if it wants to pull any money from a fund that would help it pay for future wildfire costs. Steven Weissman, who teaches Energy and Public Policy at UC Berkeley shares his predictions for the future of PG&E.

 

"In regulatory time, it's already 11 o'clock and 20 seconds before midnight." - Steve Weissman

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