The recent discussion surrounding the potential ban of gas stoves in the US has sparked a lot of conversation among American households.
The Commissioner for the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) initially suggested the ban due to the health and environmental impacts of gas stoves.
However, leaders and President Biden have since stated that a ban will not happen.
Experts say gas stoves just makes more sense, whether it is their preference or what their home is set up for.
While the topic has certainly heated up, experts warn a total move away from gas stoves would be complex. They wonder if the power grid could even handle such a transition.
The CPSC will continue to gather data this year about the appliances and present some solutions later in 2023.
In the meantime, if people are concerned about potential risks, doctors recommend prioritizing ventilation- opening windows, and using vents on the ovens. It’s also worth noting that according to the state’s green energy plans, all gas appliances could be phased out by the early-2030s.
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