Monthly Archives: May 2019

PG&E’s $105 Million Wildfire Assistance Fund Proposal Gets Green Light

PG&E’s proposed $105 million wildfire assistance fund was approved by the bankruptcy court this week. The fund will help the victims of the November 2018 Camp Fire (which was recently reported to have been started by faulty PG&E equipment) that decimated thousands of homes and took 85 lives in the Paradise, CA area. In January …. Read More

BREAKING NEWS: CAL FIRE Concludes Camp Fire Caused by PG&E

On May 15, 2019, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) declared that the devastating November 2018 Camp Fire, which decimated thousands of structures and took 85 lives, was indeed started by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) electrical transmission lines. The CAL FIRE report included details of two PG&E transmission lines that …. Read More

$105 Million Wildfire Assistance Fund Offered by PG&E

Four months after Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) filed for bankruptcy following liabilities from the deadliest wildfire in California’s history, the utility giant has offered a $105 million relief fund for survivors of the November 2018 Camp Fire. The wildfire assistance program would “provide some relief to the people who lost their homes and …. Read More

CA Camp Fire Causes Toxic Drinking Water

Paradise Drinking Water Contaminated by Camp Fire Six months after the deadliest fire in California’s history raged through Paradise, CA, officials report that the drinking water in the town is contaminated with benzene, a chemical that has been linked to leukemia. Gasses emitted from burning homes led to the contamination when the cancer-causing chemical was …. Read More