Christian Britschgi of Reason reports on New York’s gas stove ban.
- New York’s new state budget includes a provision to ban gas stoves in new construction.
- If this provision is passed, it would increase building costs and limit consumer choice for negligible environmental benefits.
- It would also burden small businesses and restaurants who prefer using gas stoves for cooking.
- Whatever the merits of switching from gas to electric stoves (or vice versa) may be, it should be up to individual consumers to make the choice, not government mandates.
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