The company has been blamed for as many as 17 of Northern California's devastating wildfires over the last two years.
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Last year, the utility created the Community Wildfire Safety program in response to the controversy to put money and resources into setting up a wildfire monitoring system and replacing fire-prone equipment.
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, energy policy officials now say a bankruptcy judge will probably limit PG&E's ability to invest in that program.
PG&E released this letter to its customers about the bankruptcy filing.
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