Lightfoot to back effective ban on natural gas in new buildings

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Original Load Date Jan. 25, 2023, 6:01 p.m.
Last Updated Jan. 25, 2023, 6:01 p.m.
Original URL http://www.chicagobusiness.com/politics/lightfoot-backs-natural-gas-ban-new-buildings

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to back an ordinance that would clamp down on carbon emissions from newly constructed buildings in Chicago, forcing most if not all new construction to fuel heat and cooking with electricity rather than natural gas. The measure is expected to be introduced Feb. 1 when th...