Push to ban gas stoves reignites debate in Oregon February 17, 2023

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Dr. Melanie Plaut, who is with Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility — the group leading the charge, told KOIN 6 that natural gas is mostly methane and that’s what is burning while cooking or heating with a gas stove. She says when methane burns it creates nitrogen dioxide which is harmful to health, especially young kids.

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