Saturday Mid-Day Update: Historic Fires Cover the West
UPDATE9/12/2020 -- 12noon Wildfires are burning across the West, but cooler weather may be offering some hope in the coming days. Also, just announced, President Trump will visit Sacramento on Monday (9/14) for a briefing on the California wildfires. According the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), the combined firefighting force across the West is more than 29,000 currently on the front lines of these fires. Across the West, thousands of homes and other structures have been lost and regrettably, 26 lives so far. NIFC also reported that evacuations are active in 6 States across the West due to the massive [...]
SONGS 8-10 Year Demolition to Begin in February
Nearly eight years after the emergency shut-down at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) due to a faulty boiler and the release of radioactive gas, demolition of the facility is scheduled to begin on February 22, 2020, according to a notice issued by Southern California Edison (SCE) this week.
PSPS Politically Messy for Newsom
Governor Newsom was stuck between a rock and a hard place this week with Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) impacting all three major utilities.