Today, we have a choice between natural gas and electricity. But the Eugene City Council is considering a proposal by activists that would ban natural gas in new homes, businesses and industries. They call it “electrification.” In fact, we’re already free to choose electricity. Anyone who wants to can have all electric appliances in their home.
We're also free to choose natural gas. And most of us do. In Oregon, roughly 2 out of 3 choose natural gas for home heating. It’s efficient, affordable and reliable. And its use in Oregon homes accounts for 4% of the state’s emissions.
What's really on the city council agenda is “forced electrification” – a ban on choice. Learn more.
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