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A spokesperson for the California Public Utilities Commission said the bill, SB 1463, actually would have slowed down the risk mitigation efforts already undertaken as part of the agency’s initiative with CalFire (the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection):

This bill requires the Public Utilities Commission to prioritize areas that have increased fire hazard associated with overhead utility facilities. Since May of last year, the Commission and CalFire have been doing just that through the existing proceeding on fire-threat maps and fire-safety regulations. This deliberative process should continue and the issues this bill seeks to address should be raised in that forum.


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