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States: Some local California cities resist push to ban gas in homes

October 9, 2019
The natural gas industry is touting support from more than 100 local governments in Southern California that passed resolutions resisting a push to ban gas hookups in new homes, a step several prominent cities are taking to curb greenhouse gases in the building sector. The resolutions are backed by Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas), which notes that the municipalities signing the resolutions represent 6.75 million of the state’s nearly 40 million residents. The resolutions call on state policymakers to let...

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