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Gas Stove Bans Promoted From Baseless Conspiracy Theory To New York State Policy

Christian Britschgi of Reason reports on New York’s gas stove ban.

The C3 Take
  • 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.

“New York’s new state budget includes a provision banning gas stoves in new residential construction. CNN reports that only electric stoves will be allowed in buildings under seven stories by 2026 and taller buildings by 2029.”

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