PBS NewsHour

The mayor of San Jose on why PG&E should be customer owned

Clip: 11/08/2019 | 7m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

During California’s recent wildfires, the intentional blackouts PG&E implemented to reduce danger frustrated residents. The utility’s poorly maintained infrastructure is blamed for at least five previous fires. Now, the mayors of over a dozen California cities are suggesting PG&E should be sold to its customers. William Brangham talks to San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, who first proposed the plan.

Aired: 11/08/19

Rating: NR

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