Hold PG&E Accountable!

Categories:

When:
July 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2019-07-09T13:00:00-07:00
2019-07-09T15:00:00-07:00
Where:
Various
Various - SF
Oakland
Santa Rosa - see text

Public Utilities Commission: Hold PG&E Accountable!

PG&E’s negligence has caused fires that killed dozens of Californians. Now they want to make us pay for their negligence. PG&E is asking the California Public Utilities Commission  (CPUC) for permission to raise our rates to pay their expenses for liability payments and for the safety measures they were supposed to be doing all along.

According to the district court judge overseeing PG&E’s probation for its felony criminal convictions, PG&E “pumped out $4.5 billion in profits and let the tree [trimming] budget wither.” They have not yet paid anything to victims of the Camp Fire — but they found $204,800 to contribute to Gov. Newsom’s gubernatorial campaign

Tell the CPUC to stop the rate hikes and hold PG&E accountable! Join The Utility Reform Network, the No PG&E Bailout Coalition, and others at CPUC hearings on the proposed rate hikes. The CPUC will hold these hearings throughout the PG&E service area in July in August. In the Bay Area:

San Francisco, July 9, 1 PM
CPUC Auditorium, 505 Van Ness Ave.
* Webcast: www.adminmonitor.com/ca/cpuc
* Listen-only phone line: 1-877-937-0554, passcode: 7031793

Oakland, July 24, 1 PM and 6 PM
Elihu M. Harris State Office Building Auditorium, 1515 Clay St.,

Santa Rosa, July 31, 1 PM and 6 PM
Santa Rosa City Hall Council Chamber, 100 Santa Rosa Ave.
* Webcast: www.youtube.com/user/CityofSantaRosa or www.facebook.com/CityofSantaRosa
* Listen-only phone line: 1-877-937-0554, passcode: 7031793
* Santa Rosa residents will also be able to view the broadcast through the television on the Government Channels (Comcast 28 or AT&T 72)

Complete list of hearings here

To get more info and take action online:

The Utility Reform Network petition demanding no PG&E rate hikes before holding PG&E fully accountable for its negligence.

No PG&E Bailout petition demanding
* No public bailout of PG&E and other private monopoly utilities
* Public takeover of the monopoly utilities’ electricity grid infrastructure
* Implement a climate-justice model for development of clean energy resources
* Make the California Public Utilities Commission accountable to its mandate to protect the public.

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