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Glazer proposes bills to 'harden' communication, safety systems in power shutoffs

Original post made on Jan 3, 2020

Tri-Valley State Sen. Steve Glazer said Wednesday he plans to introduce legislation in January designed to help medical equipment and cellphone towers stay in operation longer in emergencies such as fires and earthquakes.

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Posted by John Heller
a resident of Blackhawk
on Jan 3, 2020 at 1:25 pm

We are in favor of more robust cell phone infrastructure, invaluable in times of disaster. While poor maintenance on the part of PG&E clearly is at least partly to blame for recent vegetation fires, it is hardly the only reason. We need look no further than the no-compromise stand of the Sierra Club and other conservation groups as to why there is so much dead wood and other fuel waiting around a spark.

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