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La-la-land: Berkeley becomes first US city to ban natural gas in new homes

La-la-land: Berkeley becomes first US city to ban natural gas in new homes

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Berkeley has become the first city in the nation to ban the installation of natural gas lines in new homes. The City Council on Tuesday night unanimously voted to ban gas from new low-rise residential buildings starting Jan. 1. It’s not the first time Berkeley has passed pioneering health or environmental legislation. In 1977, Berkeley was the first in the country to ban smoking in restaurants and bars. In January the city banned single-use disposables, requiring restaurants to use to-go foodware that is compostable. Comment: …and, no doubt, ultimately worse for both people and planet. It’s not coincidental that both the anti-smoking mania – which is probably a significant factor in worsening people’s health – and the environMental green mania both stem from the same micro-culture… Also intimately connected is that city’s ‘super-progress’ in embracing the gender-bender ideology. The natural gas ordinance, introduced by Councilwoman Kate Harrison, requires all new single-family…
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