Olympia doctors want indoor gas use discontinued March 23, 2022

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Local members of the Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) attended the Olympia City Council meeting yesterday March 22 to push for electrification and decarbonization in the city.

PSR representatives, both practicing and retired doctors, warned of the dangers of using fossil fuel in homes: both as an immediate danger to homeowners’ health as well as contributing to global warming which can increase risks to public health.

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