PG&E Bankruptcy: How We Got HerePG&E Bankruptcy: How We Got Here

KQED has been providing comprehensive coverage of the massive utility's ongoing woes, from fallout after the fatal San Bruno gas pipeline explosion of 2010 to the Camp Fire, the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in modern California history.

Pacific Gas and Electric filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2019, the company's second bankruptcy.

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Why It Took PG&E 9.5 Hours to Get to the Scene Where Dixie Fire Started

PG&E Says It Will Bury 10,000 Miles of Power Lines in Wildfire Safety Move

To Reduce Fire Risk, PG&E to Bury 10,000 Miles of Power Lines

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PG&E Power Line May Have Sparked Dixie Fire, Near Where Its Equipment Started State's Deadliest Blaze

What Lessons Can California Learn From Its Energy Crisis 20 Years Ago?

PG&E Says It Found Broken Power Lines Near Where Fresno County Fire Started

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A Year After PG&E Left Bankruptcy, Spending by Fire Victim Trust Remains a Mystery

'Unacceptable, Egregious:' Lawmakers Seek Probe of PG&E Fire Victim Trust