Monthly Archives: August 2021

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PG&E Can’t Bury Its Head in the Sand

By | August 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Last month PG&E announced plans to bury over 10,000 miles of power lines in an effort to prevent wildfires. The cost, to be shouldered by customers, is at least $15 to $30 billion.  This announcement means PG&E is out of the frying pan and even further into the fire. The company admits it had not [...]

Clean Water vs. Plastics Production, a Balancing Act

By | August 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Just before the 4th of July, The Center for Biological Diversity sued the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  The lawsuit is based upon the EPA’s approval of a Clean Water Act covering stormwater discharges for thousands of industrial facilities countrywide. The lawsuit faults the Clean Water Act’s failure [...]