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Response to Retrograde (Reply #11)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 06:01 PM

15. I'm near Oakland and the air was very bad yesterday...

It's a little better today, but still smoky.

The word in the local paper this morning is that many of these fires were started by trees and power lines touching and sparking. PG&E was supposed to maintain their lines, cutting back vegetation so fires didn't happen, but apparently whatever they did wasn't enough.

There will probably be more fines etc for PG&E, which roasted a whole neighborhood in San Bruno back in 2012 with a ruptured gas main. But in the end the rate payers will end up paying the cost.

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