It looks like feckless #PG&E owns the Wine Country fires

It’s time to face the reality that PG&E doesn’t care if you or your family dies.

They proved it in San Bruno, and they’ve proved it again in the Wine Country.

PG&E violated electricity-grid safety regulations at least 11 times in the North Bay in the years prior to the ferocious wildfires in that region, state audits show.

What’s more, the state Public Utilities Commission’s newly released audits from 2015 and 2016 show that PG&E failed in thousands of instances over a five-year period to conduct timely inspections and work orders required by the state’s regulator in Sonoma and Napa counties.

From August 2010 to September 21, 2015, one PUC document concluded, a total of 3,527 work orders were completed past their scheduled date of corrective action. September 2015 is the last time the state agency audited the utility’s electricity systems in Sonoma and Napa counties, audit records show.

Source: PG&E violated safety rules, was late on thousands of Wine Country electricity inspections and work orders – East Bay Times


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