Will CA utilities make out in court the way BP did after causing a disaster?

Some clues are here in this L.A. Times article –
California fires bring upheaval to utilities as they face massive liabilities By Matt Stiles

” . . . [Next year] regulators would be granted the power to determine whether a utility acted reasonably when its operations were linked to a fire — a major change that could reduce damages.”

BP “got lucky” with their settlement after a few deaths of obstructionist legislators and pesky journos.

Earlier posts –

BP laughing on the way to the bank

Scary: Matt Simmons, BP Oil Spill Whistleblower, Found Dead 8/8/10

More on California fires on the FC Blog

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2 thoughts on “Will CA utilities make out in court the way BP did after causing a disaster?

    • they are making noises about it in all the biz press now…. I think they already made a bailout deal (behind closed door) to stop the hemorrhaging of the stock price.
      These articles are just to prepare the public for the outrageous giveaway (opinion).

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