San Jose Latest California City To Ban Gas In New Homes To Help Cut GHGs

September 19, 2019
San Jose has become the latest California city to ban natural gas hookups in new housing construction, in favor of electricity, marking a major milestone in the state’s efforts to phase out gas from buildings to help lower greenhouse gas emissions and reliance on fossil fuels. “We can leverage our success in decarbonizing our electricity grid -- and light the path to sustainability for thousands of other American cities -- through electrification of our buildings, which emit one-third of our...

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