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Cities are starting to ban gas in buildings. Arizona's not having it

3 monthes ago   |   By Grist

Like many cities around the country, Phoenix, Arizona, has a plan to achieve an 80 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. But a new state law that was fast-tracked through the Arizona legislature and signed by the governor last week could cripple Phoenix and other Arizona cities' ability to pull their climate plans off.
It only took a month for HB 2686 to go from bill to law after it was introduced on January 21. The new law prevents Arizona's cities and towns from passing codes or ordinances that could “have the effect of restricting a person's or entity's ability to use...
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