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Who’s Next to Ban Gas?

Research profiles counties that have enacted or proposed bans on natural gas hookups
Research profiles counties that have enacted or proposed bans on natural gas hookups Live in a well-educated, middle- or upper-class community that voted for Biden? Then yours… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/whos-next-ban-gas/

Fossil Fuel Ban Back in Brookline

Builders would need to apply for waivers to install heating oil systems in new or significantly renovated homes
Builders would need to apply for waivers to install heating oil systems in new or significantly renovated homes Brookline, Massachusetts — the New England town that garnered… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/fossil-fuel-ban-back-brookline/

Ban Bans

While communities in some states are making laws preventing new fossil fuel hookups, others states are making laws preventing communities from doing exactly that
While communities in some states are making laws preventing new fossil fuel hookups, others states are making laws preventing communities from doing exactly that Imagine waking… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/ban-bans/

Massachusetts Lawmakers “Doubling Down On Net Zero”

Controversial climate plan benchmarks adoption of electric vehicles and heat pumps
Controversial climate plan benchmarks adoption of electric vehicles and heat pumps In March, Massachusetts lawmakers passed a sweeping climate change bill that headed back to the… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/massachusetts-lawmakers-doubling-down-net-zero/

It’s Happening Now

Heating oil and propane targeted for extinction in Massachusetts
Heating oil and propane targeted for extinction in Massachusetts In December 2020 and January 2021, Massachusetts lawmakers, Governor Charlie Baker, and energy policymakers… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/its-happening-now/

UNBANNED!

The Brookline building code change that would’ve banned fossil fuel hookups in newly built or significantly renovated homes was rejected by the Massachusetts Attorney General
The Brookline building code change that would’ve banned fossil fuel hookups in newly built or significantly renovated homes was rejected by the Massachusetts Attorney General A… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/unbanned/

Heating Fuel Industry Stops an Immediate, Dire Threat

Massachusetts regulators unanimously rejected a building code amendment that would’ve banned heating oil and propane hookups in all newly built or renovated homes statewide
Massachusetts regulators unanimously rejected a building code amendment that would’ve banned heating oil and propane hookups in all newly built or renovated homes statewide The… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/heating-fuel-industry-stops-immediate-dire-threat/

Common Goals from the Commonwealth

MEMA’s Michael Ferrante on the issues impacting his state and the larger industry
MEMA’s Michael Ferrante on the issues impacting his state and the larger industry Fossil fuel bans, biofuel blending incentives, natural gas explosions, strategic electrification… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/common-goals-commonwealth/

Banned!

From coast to coast, new municipal laws bar fossil fuel hookups
It started in Berkeley, California. Last July, the city became the first in the U.S. to ban natural gas hookups in new homes. The ban, which so far applies only to new low-rise… https://oilandenergyonline.com/articles/all/banned/

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