Gas Groups Seek More Comment Time On DOE Furnace Rule Reversal

September 13, 2021
Correction Appended Natural gas industry groups are seeking more time to comment on an Energy Department (DOE) plan, crafted to meet President Joe Biden’s climate goals, that would undo the Trump administration’s restructuring of efficiency rules for residential furnaces and commercial water heaters, arguing the plan would have adverse effects on the sector. But environmentalists are urging officials to finalize the rule as proposed, saying it is needed so the administration can begin a new action to strengthen standards...


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