PG&E, Contractors Pay $30M To Douse Forest Fire Suits

By Steven Melendez (March 15, 2012, 7:33 PM EDT) -- Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and two of its contractors have agreed to pay the U.S. government a total of $29.5 million to settle allegations that its negligence in tree trimming caused two 2004 forest fires on California federal land, U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner announced Thursday....

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