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The company also has begun to proactively shut off electricity during periods of warm, windy weather, a move proponents say is crucial given the escalating fire danger but has similarly come under attack.
1. Look up before planting or pruning trees and work at a safe distance by keeping yourself and tools at least 10 feet away from power lines at all times. 2. Stay away from downed power lines and call if you see a downed line. 3. If you plan to prune trees near power lines or your service wire, follow our pruning guidelines below. Aug 16, Under intense pressure to reduce wildfire risk this summer, PG&E Corp.
failed to notice that its tree-trimming contractors neglected to chop down hundreds of trees Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.
Oct 02, Fresh out of bankruptcy court and under intense pressure to avoid sparking more wildfires, PG&E Corp. has been feverishly trimming and chopping down trees Estimated Reading Time: 9 mins.
Aug 19, In the past crews from PG&E would come yearly and trim back branches from the lines, said the Pooles, but they were not cutting down entire trees.
Speaking on behalf of PG&E, spokesperson Brandi Merlo said the company is required by law to keep vegetation a minimum of four feet from distribution lines and to trim trees 12 to 15 feet from power shrubhauling.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.
PG&E and our tree contractors do not have the authority to remove wood because the trees on your land are your property.
As a courtesy, tree crews cut larger limbs into more manageable lengths and leave wood on-site for customer use. May 07, Pacific Gas and Electric Co.'s contract with one of its largest tree-trimming contractors ended as state regulators and a federal judge ratcheted up the pressure to bolster the utility's vegetation management program. Asplundh Tree Expert, headquartered in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, dissolved its decades-long relationship with PG&E late last year as its contract with the utility was expiring, a PG&E.