PG&E and Manslaughter

The Camp Fire is still in the news. PG&E pleads guilty to 84 counts of manslaughter for 2018 Camp Fire.

Not sure how you hold a corporation responsible for these acts. It is clear none of the executives will be held accountable.

The Camp Fire started in November 2018, and burned a whole lot of California. A transmission line near Camp Road in Pulga, CA started the whole thing.

Monday, the utility said it will plead to all 84 counts of manslaughter as part of a plea agreement with the Butte County district attorney.

The company also agreed to pay a maximum $3.5 million fine, in addition to $500,000 to the Butte County District Attorney Environmental and Consumer Protection Trust Fund to cover costs related to the fire investigation.

To remind yourself about the Camp Fire, you can start with may posts on the subject.

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