Environment


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June 15, 2016

PG&E, Cal Fire Partner to Reduce Wildfire Risk

With summer near, Cal Fire is urging homeowners to protect against wildfires by clearing defensible space around their homes. Cal Fire also is working through partnerships with PG&E and others to make communities more fire safe, including in Amador County where fire officials hope a controlled burn will pay dividends come wildfire season.

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June 14, 2016

Diablo Canyon Coastline Provides Learning Opportunity for Cal Poly Students

The nearly 13,000 acres that surround PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant are not only some of California’s most pristine coastline, with some of the most secluded and undisturbed natural areas on the Central Coast, they are hands-on learning grounds for local students.

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June 1, 2016

PG&E Falcons Take First Flight

Flash, Talon and Grace have taken their first flights.The three young peregrine falcons that hatched on April 17 on a 33rd-floor ledge of the PG&E headquarters in the city’s Financial District, tested their wings over the long Memorial Day weekend.

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May 9, 2016

Kindergarten Class Names PG&E Falcons as Scientists Band the Young Birds

As their peregrine parents swooped and squawked, three young peregrine falcons atop the PG&E building were banded by researchers. And now they have names, thanks to suggestions from a kindergarten class in Santa Clara County.

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April 27, 2016

Help Name the Baby Falcons Atop the PG&E Building

Three new peregrine falcons recently hatched atop PG&E’s San Francisco headquarters (like these baby falcons that hatched there in 2012). The world has been watching them via a webcam, but up to now the young birds don’t have names. We’re going to do something about that.

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April 18, 2016

World’s Newest Falcons Hatch on PG&E Building; Watch Them Grow on Live Webcast

The world’s newest peregrine falcons arrived over the weekend. Three new birds hatched in the nest that sits on a ledge on the 33rd floor of PG&E’s headquarters at 77 Beale St.

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April 18, 2016

PG&E Provides People Power at State Park Earth Day Cleanups

They swept gravel, dug weeds and replaced fencing. To commemorate Earth Day, hundreds of volunteers came together to beautify state parks from the Sonoma Coast to San Luis Obispo County. Just another example of PG&E’s commitment to the environment and its communities.

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April 8, 2016

PG&E Volunteers Pick Invasive Weeds to Reduce Fire Threat in Sacramento

Volunteers removed more than a ton of milk thistle weed from the American River Parkway in Sacramento as part of a Day of Service in recognition of Cesar Chavez Day. The cleanup was the kickoff to PG&E’s annual Month of Service.

April 7, 2016

PG&E Partners with National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to Restore Habitat

A popular natural preserve park is getting the care it needs thanks to PG&E’s Nature Restoration Trust, a collaboration between PG&E and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

March 30, 2016

Join PG&E for Earth Day, Arbor Day Celebrations in April

This spring, PG&E is making it easier for customer to get involved in their communities with public Earth Day and Arbor Day celebrations throughout the company’s service area.

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March 28, 2016

Falcons Are Back, and So Is the PG&E Falcon Cam

Once again, a pair of peregrine falcons are back atop a ledge on the 33rd floor of PG&E’s downtown San Francisco office. There are currently three eggs in the nest and the public can get a live web feed of the birds on the popular PG&E falcon camera.

March 8, 2016

PG&E Hosts Mojave XP High School Students for Career Field Trip

Students from Barstow High School’s career academy learn about the importance of education, utility-industry careers and much more at a recent PG&E-hosted event.

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February 25, 2016

PG&E, Environmental Leaders Support ‘Yes On Measure AA for a Clean and Healthy Bay’

As part of its commitment to public safety, the environment and serving the community, PG&E Corporation made a $250,000 shareholder-funded commitment to the People for a Clean and Healthy Bay Coalition. The donation happened at the largest tidal wetland restoration project on the West Coast.

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February 19, 2016

PG&E, Local Volunteers Build Demonstration Urban Forest

Local volunteers from Earth Team, PG&E and the city of San Pablo jointed forces to build a demonstration forest that includes 20 new oak, sycamore and maple trees at Wanless Park. PG&E contributed $20,000 to support the project.

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February 4, 2016

Gas Crew Rescues Fallen Baby Owl

Gas crew workers who found a baby owl fallen near their work site rescued the bird and worked with PG&E’s avian experts to return it to its nest. And they gave it a special name.

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