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Nevada Co PGE Customers Question Shutoff Necessity

The Fowler Center in Grass Valley is one business that got its lights back on Wednesday evening, with Save Mart seeing a lot of shutoff customers. Sue Bauman of Nevada City also had her electricity turned off a couple of weeks ago and feels it would have been less dangerous to keep the lights on…

click to listen to Sue Bauman

Chuck Steatz lives on Banner Mountain Road and has a backup generator. But he says there are still inconveniences…

click to listen to Chuck Steatz

Meanwhile, Charles Wilder, also from Nevada City, says he’s realistic about the shutoffs, but wonders if better PG and E management could have made them unnecessary…

click to listen to Charles Wilder

Steatz and Wilder also criticized PG and E for what they described as inconsistent communication and information about the shutoffs and when they’d take effect.

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