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Gas Stoves Take Another
Hit in New Research
Jun 23, 2023 1:05 PM CDT
Gas Stoves Take Another Hit in New Research
Stanford researchers say levels of benzene emissions are higher than in secondhand smoke
- Things aren't looking good for gas stoves. A 2022 study suggested that in-home emissions from gas appliances were sources of toxins such carbon monoxide and formaldehyde, and a more recent study spotlighted by NPR keyed in on another problematic chemical, the cancer-causing agent benzene. Stanford researchers published a paper...
State Prohibits Local Bans
on Natural Gas Stoves
Mar 21, 2023 12:40 PM CDT
State Prohibits Local Bans on Natural Gas Stoves
No one is trying to enact one in Tennessee anyway
- Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has signed legislation that says local governments can't ban gas stoves, even though no current city in the state is pursuing such an action. The legislation was introduced amid fears earlier this year that the Biden administration was considering a nationwide ban on gas stoves...
White House: Biden Won't
Take Your Gas Stove Away
Jan 12, 2023 8:52 AM CST
White House: Biden Won't Take Your Gas Stove Away
President doesn't support idea floated by Consumer Product Safety Commission member
- The White House has reassured Americans that President Biden isn't going to try to take away their gas stoves. After Consumer Product Safety Commission member Richard Trumka Jr. suggested that a ban or regulation was possible for the "hidden hazards," conservatives including Sen. Tom Cotton warned that...
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