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PG&E overhauls its board again as part of bankruptcy promise

Jun. 10, 2020 7:51 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas and Electric on Wednesday announced the latest overhaul of its board of directors in another step toward the nation's largest utility ending its bankruptcy. The board includes 11 new directors who will oversee the decisions made by PG&E management, as part of an...

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2019, file photo, an evacuee lies on a cot at an evacuation shelter for people with special needs, in preparation for Hurricane Dorian, at Dr. David L. Anderson Middle School in Stuart, Fla. Local officials across the South are still scurrying to fix their hurricane evacuation and sheltering plans because of changes needed due to coronavirus and a cratering economy. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Many states scrambling to update hurricane plans for virus

May. 31, 2020 7:22 AM EDT

Officials across the U.S. South are still scrambling to adjust their hurricane plans to the coronavirus. The big unknown: Where will people fleeing storms go? The Associated Press surveyed more than 70 counties and states from Texas to Virginia, with more than 60% of coastal counties saying as of late May that...