Issues of concern to people who live in the west: property rights, water rights, endangered species, livestock grazing, energy production, wilderness and western agriculture. Plus a few items on western history, western literature and the sport of rodeo... Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.
Thursday, January 25, 2024
Chicago Becomes Latest City to Push Natural-Gas Ban
“This is a matter of real survival and the future of our city — and especially our economic future,” the bill’s sponsor, Alderman Maria Hadden, told the Chicago Tribune. “We’re being forced in this direction by nature, but also by policy and by business and industry. People are making these decisions because it’s economical, it’s healthier, it’s safer.”
The measure, known as the Clean and Affordable Buildings Ordinance, was denounced by the American Gas Association. “From providing affordable energy to consumers to driving down emissions, the benefits this fuel has for our nation are tangible and impossible to ignore,” the body’s President told theTribunein a statement. “Any push to ban natural gas in Chicago would raise costs to consumers, jeopardize environmental progress, and deny affordable energy to underserved populations.”...more