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Fight PG&E at the CPUC
May 21, 2020 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Short URL: https://siliconvalleydsa.org/?p=5323
Join comrades in giving virtual public comment at the CPUC and invite your friends to do the same!
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC- the entity that is supposed to regulate PG&E) is voting on whether to approve PG&E’s plan to exit bankruptcy. If PG&E is allowed to exit bankruptcy, they will continue to exist as a murder corporation, putting profit over people’s lives. They have a terrible track record, from a gas line explosion in San Bruno, to the inferno that burned through Paradise. It’s unclear whether this vote will take place on the 21st or 28th. Even if the vote doesn’t occur on the 21st, the more sustained pressure we put on the CPUC, the more likely they do not approve PG&E’s plan.
If PG&E’s plan is not approved by the CPUC, it is likely that they will be unable to exit bankruptcy, and may be bought by the state- becoming a public utility 🌱🌎🌹
Energy democracy is democracy, and justice for the working class! The more comrades who turn out against PG&E, the more power we have!
Interest survey: https://forms.gle/gWoaQf3m7PuHetF46
If you cannot call in at 10AM (or even if you can), write an email in support of a public utility. Email 05212020VotingMeeting@cpuc.ca.gov
Instructions to give Public Comment:
1. Call this number at 9:50 am – If you aren’t on the phone BEFORE 10 am, you will not be able to comment! Press *1 right away to share your name/organization with the operator to be on the speakers list. 1-800-857-1917, passcode: 9899501
(You can watch the webcast, but need to call in to comment: www.adminmonitor.com/ca/cpuc) If the item is postponed, which it most likely will be, speak during public comment anyway.
2. Draw from the following talking points. You’ll have between one and three minutes to speak, but feel free to take less time and say what moves you: