Biden Admin Coming For Your Gas Stove

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At a glance

  • The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may decide to outlaw natural gas stoves after a new study claimed the appliances can emit harmful pollution, according to Bloomberg.
  • Gas-burning stoves, which are present in 35% of national households, account for about 12.7% of childhood asthma cases in the U.S., presenting a similar asthma risk that is caused by exposure to secondhand cigarette smoke, according to a December 2022 study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
  • The CPSC may prevent gas stoves from being manufactured and imported, or it could introduce new regulations to limit the emissions produced by the appliances.

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