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PG&E Plans To File For Bankruptcy Over Possible Liability In California Wildfires

The utility says it could be facing tens of billions in liability costs connected to the 2017 and 2018 Northern California wildfires. PG&E also says its CEO is stepping down.

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Federal Judge Proposes Restrictions On Unsafe PG&E Power Lines

PG&E is under fire from many fronts as it faces the possibility of being found responsible for massive California wildfires the past two years.

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Protesters Overflow Jordan Cove LNG Pipeline Hearing

A crowd estimated at more than 1,000 attended the state hearing surrounding concerns about the large quantities of soil that would need to be removed and replaced to install the proposed three-foot wide pipeline, spanning 229 miles across the state.

Environment | Energy | Nation

Devastating Wildfires Force California's Largest Utility To Plan Sale Of Gas Assets

Senior officials at Pacific Gas & Electric are working on a plan to sell off the company's natural gas division to avert bankruptcy and raise funds to cover huge projected liability costs.

Environment | Election | Energy

Zinke's Handwritten Resignation Note: A Bear To Read, A Bone To Critics

The outgoing Interior Secretary wrote his resignation letter in thick red ink. Now critics are piling onto Ryan Zinke for his handwriting and his policies.

Health | Election | Energy | Nation | Science | Environment

Trump EPA Says Mercury Limits On Coal Plants Too Costly, Not 'Necessary'

The EPA says it will keep limits on toxic mercury emissions from coal plants, but now deems them not cost-effective. Environmental groups worry the move could hinder future regulations.

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Dam Agreement Aims To Help More Salmon Survive Columbia River Journey

A new agreement aims to help more young salmon make their way past dams along the Columbia and Snake rivers.

Environment | Energy

Quoting 'The Lorax,' Court Pulls Permit For Pipeline Crossing Appalachian Trail

The federal judges noted "the Forest Service's serious environmental concerns that were suddenly, and mysteriously, assuaged in time to meet a private pipeline company's deadlines."

Environment | Election | Energy

Ryan Zinke Is Leaving The Interior Department, Trump Tweets

The interior secretary is stepping down after a tumultuous two years, marked by mounting allegations of misconduct in office.

Environment | Energy | Nation

PG&E Falsified Gas Pipeline Safety Records, Regulators Say

The utility has been under fire for its role in the massive gas pipeline explosion in 2010 in San Bruno, Calif.