California power company influences politics despite causing fires | FIRE – POWER – MONEY, Ep. 2 of 3
The deadliest fire in California history was started by the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), the nation’s largest electric utility. PG&E enjoys a state-sanctioned monopoly that never expires, despite the fact that PG&E, the company, is a convicted federal felon.
What happens when 16 million people have no choice but to buy their power from a criminal corporation?