In the Media: A gas utility’s astroturf campaign threatens Oregon’s first electrification ordinance

by Joseph Winters, Newsletter Reporter
Originally published on, March 7, 2023

Last month, Eugene became the first city in Oregon to pass an ordinance requiring new residential buildings to be fossil fuel-free. But the policy may never go into effect — not if the natural gas industry gets its way.

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