You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

‘Radical’ tree trimming: Critics say PG&E’s rush to stop fires may hurt California forests

San Francisco Chronicle Logo By By Kurtis Alexander of San Francisco Chronicle | Slide 1 of 7: Richard Seamen points to the area where trees were cut down on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in Camp Meeker (Sonoma County), Calif. PG&E is cutting down trees near lines to reduce fire danger. Camp Meeker residents are upset that the crews are cutting down and limbing too many redwoods.

Richard Seamen points to the area where trees were cut down on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in Camp Meeker (Sonoma County), Calif. PG&E is cutting down trees near lines to reduce fire danger. Camp Meeker residents are upset that the crews are cutting down and limbing too many redwoods.

© Santiago Mejia / The Chronicle

More from San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Chronicle
image beaconimage beaconimage beacon