Jan 26, 2015 2:48 PM by News Staff
Despite the efforts of protesters, PG&E crews are beginning to cut down a group of Sycamore trees outside the Oroville Cemetery.
PG&E officials say the proximity of the trees and the roots to an underground pipeline poses a safety hazard.
California's largest utility company wants to avoid a repeat of the 2010 San Bruno gas pipeline explosion that left 8 people dead. Officials say have considered moving the pipeline in Oroville, but they say the removal of the trees is the safest option.
The company has announced a new landscape proposal for the community that will be completely funded by PG&E.
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