Washington (UPI) Jan 18, 2019
The combination of warming, drought and wildfire could turn Yellowstone's forests into grassland by the middle of the century, scientists warn. Wildfires are a normal.. Terra Daily - Published
The Camp Fire, the deadliest wildfire in California's history, killed more than 80 people last year. To prevent the next big wildfire, Nevada City, California has launched a $30,000 GoFundMe campaign..
The third and final storm of the week is expected to bring widespread and heavy rain to the Southland overnight Wednesday, with the continued risk of flooding and debris flows in wildfire burn areas...
According to Business Insider, Some of the biggest names in the hedge-fund industry may have gotten whacked by betting on PG&E at exactly the wrong time.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company, California's..
PG&E Corp is in discussions with investment banks about a multibillion-dollar financing package to help navigate bankruptcy proceedings, a sign that Chapter 11 filing preparations are intensifying in..
According to Reuters, PG&E Corporation, the electricity provider from the northern California region that was ravaged by the deadly California wildfires, has announced that it has restored natural gas..
*Release date :* March 20, 2020
*Synopsis :* "Playing with Fire" follows wildfire fighters that spend Christmas weekend at the station taking care of three rambunctious kids they ... AceShowbiz - Published
The Dodgers will hold their 16th annual community service tour next week, with the Dodgers Love L.A. Community Tour events ranging from Justin Turner Day at City Hall to tributes for wildfire first.. MLB.com - Published
Lawyers have descended on Chico, Calif., in a race to find fire victims to sign up for lawsuits against PG&E. But the utility company's announcement that they will be filing for bankruptcy has thrown.. NPR - Published
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Heavy rain, snow and wind pummeled much of California Thursday, causing at least five deaths, leaving thousands without power and forcing wildfire victims threatened by floods to.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
BEND, Ore. (AP) — Deschutes County has approved new zoning intended to reduce the chance that a major wildfire will hit Bend. Oregon Public Broadcasting reported on Thursday that the county will.. Seattle Times - Published
The plan would add more wildland firefighters, create a new fire-training academy and speed up forest health efforts. It comes as Washington state has wrestled in recent years with record-breaking.. Seattle Times - Published
Just two months after a wildfire wiped out Paradise, California, officials are gearing up for this year's fire season and... Deseret News - Published Also reported by •CBS News •SeattlePI.com •Seattle Times
· PG&E said Monday it intends to file bankruptcy petitions under Chapter 11, in order to protect the best interests of all stakeholders.
· Hedge fund BlueMountain Capital Management, one of its.. Business Insider - Published
A federal grant for basic infrastructure projects is stalled. There is concern that, if fire survivors don't see evidence that recovery has begun, they could give up hope and leave the region. NPR - Published
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Light rain fell in some parts of Northern California Wednesday ahead of a Pacific storm expected to bring heavy rain and strong winds that could unleash mudslides at the site of.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Newsday
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another Pacific storm was set to hit California on Wednesday, bringing a threat of mudslides to the site of the deadliest wildfire in state history and a rare blizzard warning in.. Seattle Times - Published
The expected bankruptcy filing has enormous repercussions for everyone from the homeowners suing the utility for California wildfire damages to the companies that furnish it with green energy. Wall Street Journal - Published
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers must now deal with the fallout of Pacific Gas & Electric Co.’s announcement it will file for bankruptcy. That will include.. Seattle Times - Published
PG&E plans to file for bankruptcy protection by the end of the month as the utility faces more than $30 billion in potential liability costs related to its role in sparking deadly California wildfires. Wall Street Journal - Published
The senators said the annual winter hiring and training of firefighters is halted, as are forest restoration programs, and that the president is "needlessly putting people and rural forested.. Seattle Times - Published
· *Companies are being forced to deal with the consequences of a changing climate, which is leading to more frequent and destructive wildfires and other types of disasters than ever before. *
·.. Business Insider - Published
· *Pacific Gas and Electric Company, California's biggest utility provider, has seen its value plunge by 80% after last November's deadly California wildfire. *
· *The utility on Monday said it.. Business Insider - Published
First responders and key stakeholders to explore use of unmanned aircraft systems for combating wildfires, mudslides, earthquakes and other disasters
LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) January 14, 2019
Unmanned.. PRWeb - Published