Proposal Would Lower WA Residential Buildings’ Carbon Footprint September 29, 2022

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Claire Richards, a nurse, is a member of Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility’s Climate Action Task Force. She is voicing concerns that pollutants from gas stoves can have health drawbacks.

Richards listed them: “There are neurological impacts — like fatigue and loss of concentration and judgment — from particulate matter; asthma exacerbation, non-fatal heart attacks, like an arrhythmia, so irregular heartbeats and premature death.”

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