California Natural Gas Phaseout Fight Heats Up Over Pipeline Project, Equity

February 13, 2020
The fight in California over phasing down the use of natural gas in homes and buildings is becoming increasingly contentious, as environmentalists are criticizing state power regulators for approving a major gas pipeline improvement project and equity groups urge officials to prioritize disadvantaged communities in the transition to electricity. “Between fires and smog days, gas plants suck the life out of the frontline communities who live near them,” said Allen Hernandez, executive director for the Center for Community Action and...


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