By Nicolas Loris ~
California Gov. Gavin Newsom made headlines a few weeks ago when he signed an executive order to ban the sale of new gas-powered cars in the state by 2035.
While the order is concerning for a number of reasons, there’s a more imminent threat of restrictions on affordable, reliable energy.
A Home Depot customer shops for a barbecue gas grill at a Home Depot store on June 15, 2006, in San Rafael, California. But several cities in California have since banned or are proposing to ban the use of natural gas in new homes and businesses, presumably including gas grills. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Several cities in California and around the country have banned or are proposing to ban the use of natural gas in new homes and businesses.
Economically and environmentally, such restrictions would be a terrible mistake.
Banning natural gas would restrict consumers’…
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