PG&E’s Wildfire Safety Program Fails to Address Wildfire Ignition From Its Own Equipment.
FAILED for decades to protect rural high-fire areas with the most basic safety upgrades, especially insulated wire (AKA Tree Wire or “hardened”) to replace the thin, bare wire that causes the problem. There is a major effort underway by Southern California Edison ($500 million being spent to install insulated wires by end of 2020). Why not PG&E? FAILED to upgrade
As many of you know, PG&E has begun to implement aspects of its Community Wildfire Safety Program to reduce the risk of fire in high-danger areas such as the San Lorenzo Valley. Our office has received dozens upon dozens of calls and emails from constituents confused about the scope of the program and the rights and responsibilities they have as property owners in responding to PG&E’s requests to conduct enhanced vegetation removal as authorized by the California Public Utilities Commission.
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Petition to Geisha Williams, PG&E CEO and President, Gregg Lemier, Vice President, Electric Transmission Operations, PG&E, and Michael Picker, President, CPUC I live in a high-fire threat district. My community is subject to PG&E’s “Wildfire Safety Program” in which PG&E is seeking to remove trees and vegetation within a 12 ft. radius (24 ft. diameter) around power lines and poles. They
Many are confused by changing information from PG&E, and PG&E’s implementing the wildfire safety program in our county, without an opportunity, in advance, for residents to ask questions and get more specific information.
Responding to the confusion and controversy over PG&E’s precipitous, ill-conceived and destructive Wildfire Safety Program, Supervisor Bruce McPherson and State Assemblymember Mark Stone have co-signed this letter to PG&E’s CEO and President, VP, and CPUC President.
Halloween is approaching and the VWC is again supporting the Boulder Creek Business Association with pedestrian safety control during Trick or Treating downtown. Volunteers are needed to help show pedestrians what route to follow and where to cross Hwy 9 safety with the crossing guards.
In two hours, we will successfully improve the growth conditions for the native plants by removing dead wood and weeds. Your achievements will be greatly appreciated by the bees, butterflies, birds, native plants & our community!