‘A perfect storm’: CA struggles amid record-breaking fire season

Photo of the 2020 California Wildfires
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Amid orange skies and poor air quality, Californians continue to face a record-breaking wildfire season, and its end could be a ways away.
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Illustration of a California landscape littered with fire hazards, with a fire looming in the distance

PG&E law won’t solve perennial fire crises

STATE AFFAIRS: CA, localities must invest in firefighting infrastructure, vegetation maintenance, community shelters

Lawmakers cannot foist all the blame onto PG&E, nor can utility reforms alone protect the state. In the past three years, Californians have witnessed the two largest fires in state history.
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