Roughly 181,000 customers in the Paradise, Calif. area will be affected by power cuts that are scheduled to begin on Wednesday.
PG&E’s Blackouts Are Making It Harder to Measure the ‘Toxic Stew’ in the Air From California’s Wildfires
The blackouts imposed by power company PG&E knocked at least six air quality monitoring stations offline, the EPA confirmed to VICE News.
O'Reilly Media's website went offline "due to the fires and power outages in California," an unsettling reminder that the internet isn't immune from the ripple effects of the climate crisis and corporate negligence.
Meanwhile, millions of Californians are facing blackouts, and nearly 100,000 buildings are threatened.
PG&E Execs Were Literally Partying in Wine Country While Planning to Cut Power to Millions of Californians
They were wining and dining their top natural gas customers at a lavish retreat in wine country.
“I can’t say how frustrated I am,” says a city councilor in Paradise, a town that was completely razed by the 2018 fires caused by PG&E.
The decision to cut power in the Bay Area and elsewhere has led to residents struggling in all sorts of ways.
The Company That's Caused California Wildfires Is Cutting Off Power to 2 Million People to Avoid Another One
The state of California allowed PG&E to start charging customers billions more so it could upgrade its grid. The company still hasn't.
PG&E is asking for a bailout. Instead, we should make that utility, and all utilities, public assets.
Pacific Gas & Electric is being sued for its role in the Camp Fire.