New York became the first state in the nation to prohibit natural gas for stoves and other appliances in new construction after lawmakers passed a sweeping budget plan that included the ban.
The proposal was revealed last week by Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul and the state’s Democrat-led legislature passed it within a new $229 billion fiscal-year budget Tuesday. The gas ban mirrors similar efforts in select other parts of the country, including New York City and upstate Ithaca, N.Y.
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