Climate Profiteering: $13.5B Trust for California Fire Victims Funnels Funds to Lawyers & Consultants

Posted on AllSides July 17th, 2021
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We look at the corporate profiteering off people who lost their homes and loved ones to recent fires in California, where wildfires continue to rage amid record temperatures. A major investigation by KQED and NPR’s California Newsroom found a special trust set up to distribute $13.5 billion to survivors of wildfires caused by PG&E — the state’s largest utility company — instead spent lavishly on its own administration while distributing almost nothing to the 70,000 fire victims, many of whom still live in trailers. Those who profited while the fire victims...

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https://www.democracynow.org/2021/7/16/pg_e_fire_victim_fund_profiteering

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