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Activists promote electrification before Eugene shares decarbonize plan

A coalition of groups pushing to take natural gas out of the local construction equation offered Eugene residents a look at some arguments on why it’s important for the future to be electric ahead of upcoming city council decisions.

Fossil Free Eugene, organized to promote a local transition from energy sources such as natural gas, held its first in a pair of webinars Wednesday in advance of a Eugene City Council work session scheduled for next month about plans to decarbonize buildings in the city by 2045. The coalition also supports a potential ban on future natural gas hookups.

“We are trying to stop the growth of fossil fuel use by helping to push through an ordinance to transition new buildings to all-electric construction,” Fossil Free Eugene Coaliation Coordinator Aya Cockram said at the webinar.

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2022-06-17 00:03:04

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