PG&E Knew for Years Its Lines Could Spark Wildfires, and Didn’t Fix Them
Documents obtained by The Wall Street Journal show that the utility has long been aware that parts of its 18,500-mile transmission system were dangerously outdated. PG&E Corp. knew for years that hundreds of miles of high-voltage power lines could fail and spark wildfires, yet it repeatedly failed to perform the necessary upgrades. Documents obtained by