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Judge blasts PG&E as ‘continuing menace’ over wildfires

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People take part in an event to hand-deliver 100,000 public comments from Californians throughout the state calling on Governor Newsom to reject proposals that penalize consumers for putting solar panels on their rooftops outside the California State Capitol Museum in Sacramento, California, on December 08, 2021.

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A federal judge on Wednesday declared Pacific Gas & Electric a “continuing menace” to California over its role in igniting deadly wildfires, as the utility is set to end a five-year felony probation. 

During its probation, PG&E-owned equipment ignited at least 31 wildfires that burned nearly 1.5 million acres and killed 113 people,…



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