California Public Utilities Commission Wildfire Safety and Enforcement Branch Adopts New Tool to Protect Public

By Erol Kilic On September 21, 2023, the Wildfire Safety and Enforcement Branch (WSEB) of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) adopted a new enforcement tool to further protect the public from violations of Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) guidelines.  Continue reading

Commissioner Lara Protects Homeowner Insurance Coverage Following Wildfire Emergency Declaration

By Shiloh Wallack On September 22, 2022, Ricardo Lara, Commissioner of the California Department of Insurance (DOI), issued a press release informing Californians that DOI will “protect insurance coverage for over 236,000 homeowners following wildfire emergencies in Northern and Southern Continue reading

Despite Shortfalls, PG&E Exits Criminal Probation and is Awarded Safety Certificate after Meeting Statutory Requirements

By Justin Dalton On January 19, 2022, U.S. District Judge William Alsup of the Northern District of California issued his final comments upon the expiration of Pacific Gas and Electric’s (PG&E) five-year criminal probation term in the matter of United Continue reading