State regulators on Thursday approved a $125 million penalty against Pacific Gas & Electric over the 2019 Kincade fire, a nearly 78,000-acre blaze sparked by electrical transmission equipment in a remote area of The Geysers.
Regulators in California said on Thursday that they had fined pacific Gas & Electric $125 million dollars for its role in cause kincade fire which burned 77,758 acres of land and injured 4 people in 2019.
Pacific Gas & Electric must pay $125 million for its role in the 2019 Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, a settlement with the utilities commission says.
What people are saying?
lnOrOut The “settlement” is mostly money to repair their own unrepaired equipment they should have repaired anyway. So they now use their own money as a settlement to repair their own equipment.
Jane the (Spooky) Ghost That’s nothing compared to the actual cost of the damage. But then companies always seem to get off with slaps on the wrist in America, no matter how many lives they ruin.