Wildfires: PG&E will place 10,000 miles of electric lines underground

Rick Silva / Paradise Post The Dixie Fire burns near State Route 70 in Plumas County, July 2021. PG&E on Wednesday announced a wide-ranging plan to place thousands of miles of electric lines underground in a quest to reduce the likelihood of destructive and deadly wildfires in Northern and Central California.

Pacific Gas & Electric, the state’s largest power company, said Wednesday that it plans to place thousands of miles of power lines underground to reduce the possibility of sparking massive wildfires in Northern and Central California — but the utility provided no timeline for the project or details on how it would

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