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Judge proposes PG&E power restrictions for next California fire season

January 10, 2019 12:11 AM
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday issued a proposed order to restrict utility PG&E (PCG.N) from using power lines deemed to be unsafe during high winds in the 2019 California fire season, according to a court filing.

U.S. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco also proposed that PG&E be required to re-inspect its grid and “remove or trim all trees that could fall onto its power lines.”

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