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PLUMAS COUNTY, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arriving in Plumas County, the first-time visitor is often agog
PG&E Pays $14.75 Million to Settle Claims Arising from the 1999 Pendola Fire SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has agreed to pay $14.75 million to settle the government's claims of damages resulting from the 1999 Pendola fire in the Plumas and Tahoe National Forests in Northern California.
To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Lauren Horwood of the U.S.
By Denny Walsh, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 22--In a landmark case, the federal government will announce a $102 million settlement today with the Union Pacific Railroad Co. over a forest fire that devastated a massive national forest area near the Feather River Canyon eight years ago.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ In a landmark case, the federal government will announce a $102 million settlement today with the Union Pacific Railroad Co. over a forest fire that devastated a massive national forest area near the Feather River Canyon in California eight years ago.
By Ryan McCarthy, Appeal-Democrat, Marysville, Calif. Jul.
By Andrea Koskey, Appeal-Democrat, Marysville, Calif. Jun. 16--Every day Steve Nickless and his crew load up a trailer with mowers and weed trimmers and get to work on lawns. The homes they visit, though, are unoccupied.
Plumas National Forest is a 1,146,000-acre United States National Forest located in the Sierra Nevada, in northern California. Roughly 85 percent of Plumas National Forest lies in Plumas County, but smaller portions can be found in eastern Butte, northern Sierra, southern Lassen, and northeastern Yuba counties. The Plumas National Forest Supervisor’s office can be found in Quincy, California. There are local ranger district offices located in Blairsden, Oroville, and Quincy. It is...