6-14-19: SUMMER BLACKOUTS MAY COME TO SOUTHERN OREGON

IN ORDER TO PREVENT WILDFIRES FROM SPARKING UP, JOSEPHINE COUNTY OFFICIALS ARE WARNING THAT THE POSSIBILITY OF POWER BLACKOUTS OVER THE SUMMER ARE VERY REAL. THE BLACKOUTS MAY BE SIMILAR TO THE ONES THAT HAPPENED TO FIVE, CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COUNTIES BY PG & E LAST WEEKEND. IN THE MEANTIME, STARTING ON JUNE 24TH, THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION WILL BEGIN A PUBLIC OUTREACH AND WILDFIRE CAMPAIGN.

PUBLIC COMMENTS WILL BE WELCOME.  YOU CAN MAKE A COMMENT ON POSSIBLE BLACKOUTS AT EMAIL:

PUC.PUBLICCOMMENTS@STATE.OR.US

OR CALL: 1-800-522-2404

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