March 25, 2019 / 11:36 PM / a month ago

Bankrupt PG&E, victims of 2015 wildfire fight over fire prevention funding

PG&E Corp on Sunday sought court approval to go on funding a fire prevention program that began last year for a California county over objections by victims from a 2015 wildfire who want the bankrupt power producer to free up cash for paying settlements with them.

In a filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in San Francisco PG&E said funding should not be conditioned on settlement payments and if the victims want their claims paid before others predating PG&E’s bankruptcy, they should file an appropriate motion. Doing so would address their concerns in the “proper procedural context,” PG&E’s filing stated.

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