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Fines may not be enough to punish PG&E for its misdeeds
Fines may not be enough to punish PG&E for its misdeeds

Isn't it time to put Pacific Gas & Electric out of business? California's largest utility company, PG&E Corp. long has been one of the state's most troublesome corporate citizens. The September 2010 natural gas explosion in San Bruno, Calif., in which the company bears responsibility for the deaths of eight people and the leveling of an entire neighborhood, is only its most spectacular misdeed. This is the company that squandered $46 million in 2010 on an unsuccessful campaign to write a regional monopoly for itself into the state Constitution, via the ballot measure Proposition 16. The company that declared bankruptcy in 2001 because it didn't like the terms it was...

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