New PG&E CEO Begins Day One On the Job

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PG&E crews work to restore utility services in Paradise on Feb. 1, 2019, in the wake of last fall's Camp Fire, California's deadliest and most destructive blaze in modern history. PG&E has conceded it expects investigators to conclude that its equipment started the blaze. (JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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