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San Francisco Chronicle: Newsom Weighs Wildfire Liability Law, But No Commitment

April 12, 2019


California Governor Gavin Newsom is urging lawmakers to consider changing the state's strict law that makes utilities pay for wildfire damage caused by their equipment, regardless of fault. That is one of the recommendations made in a 58-page report he assembled with counsel from O’Melveny.

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