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THE DEBATE OVER ELECTRICITY VERSUS NATURAL GAS AS A HEATING SOURCE HAS REACHED THE IOWA CAPITOL.

BERKLEY, CALIFORNIA WAS THE FIRST U.S. CITY TO BAN NATURAL GAS HOOK-UPS TO NEWLY-CONSTRUCTED APARTMENT BUILDINGS AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTY IN 2019.

A BILL THAT’S CLEARED THE IOWA HOUSE WOULD PROHIBIT THAT KIND OF POLICY IN ANY CITY OR COUNTY IN IOWA.

REPUBLICAN REPRESENTATIVE JON JACOBSEN OF COUNCIL BLUFFS SAYS IT’S ABOUT ENSURING THE FREE FLOW OF NATURAL GAS AND PROPANE.

NATGAS1 OC…….REGULATIONS AND PROHIBITIONS.” :14

DEMOCRATIC REPRESENTATIVE CHRIS HALL OF SIOUX CITY, SAYS HE LIVES IN A HOME THAT’S HEATED WITH NATURAL GAS AND GREW UP IN A HOUSE THAT’S STILL HEATED WITH PROPANE.

NATGAS2 OC………THOSE HEATING MECHANISMS.” :15

SIXTY PERCENT OF IOWA HOMES ARE HEATED WITH NATURAL GAS AND JACOBSEN SAYS THIS BILL PRESERVES THAT CHOICE.

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