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Keep Natural Gas for Palo Alto

Original post made by pestocat, University South, on May 30, 2016

My recently completed web site describes and shows in detail that resident's and business's monthly heating bills will double and Green House Gases will increase if the Sustainability/ Climate Action Plan is carried out as written. The conversion to heat pump water heaters and heat pump space heating must be carried out in a voluntary manner and no forced or encouraged process.

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Posted by Annoyed!
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on May 30, 2016 at 11:26 am

We just finished a huge kitchen remodel and converted from an AEK to natural gas for cooking.

Does the city plan to close down the gas lines?

Sometimes I wonder if Palo Alto's continuous BS if a thinly veiled ploy to get us all to stop eating at home and dine out instead. If it is, I won't dine out in Palo Alto!

Posted by An Engineer
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on May 30, 2016 at 12:12 pm

Congratulations on your timely, informative, and well executed website. Let's hope our decision makers read and comprehend it before they irrevocably do something silly and counterproductive like requiring electrification, which is the highest-carbon alternative for energy delivery.

Carbon-neutral is still carbon-emitting, and carbon offsets are only Wall Street style illusions. We cannot buy ourselves out of our obligation to cut emissions.

Posted by Mr.Recycle
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on May 30, 2016 at 12:15 pm

It's genius, force consumers to use electricity and pay a huge premium to big companies that burn natural gas to supply said electricity. The perfect green scam.

Posted by pestocat
a resident of University South
on May 30, 2016 at 4:50 pm

pestocat is a registered user.

Be sure to sign the Petition on the web site if you want to stop this electrification nonsense.

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