Catherine Sandoval spoke with KQED radio about whether PG&E can operate without starting wildfires. Professor Sandoval also spoke with after the federal judge overseeing Pacific Gas & Electric’s soon-to-expire felony probation called for the utility to be broken up.

According to former California power regulator Catherine Sandoval, federal prosecutors have declined to extend the period of court supervision because “there appears to be no binding case law on this point.”

“PG&E, the corporation, needs the training an individual criminal defendant would have received in prison to break the cycle of criminal thinking that endangers public safety,” wrote Sandoval.