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July 19, 2024
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Cooper Vetoes NC Bill Prohibiting Bans on Natural Gas Hookups
Governor Says Bill Would Undermine State’s Clean Energy Transition
North Carolina has become the first state to veto a pre-emptive bill prohibiting cities and counties from banning natural gas hookups; laws have been passed in 20 other states, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council.
North Carolina has become the first state to veto a pre-emptive bill prohibiting cities and counties from banning natural gas hookups; laws have been passed in 20 other states, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. | © RTO Insider LLC
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a bill that would have prohibited cities and counties from banning natural gas hookups in residential construction.
Building DecarbonizationFossil FuelsNatural GasNorth CarolinaPublic PolicyState and Local Policy