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Letters to the editor: Rent control fees, natural gas ban, March primary

Original post made on Dec 23, 2019

Letters to the editor from the Dec. 20 edition on rent control fees, Mountain View's natural gas ban, President Trump, and the March primary election.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, December 22, 2019, 8:50 AM

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Posted by Gas ban is necessary
a resident of Rex Manor
on Dec 23, 2019 at 6:16 pm

I support the ban on gas hooks to new residential housing.

Natural gas is methane. Methane is a greenhouse gas that is 22x more potent than carbon dioxide. Natural gas lines rupture and leak methane in many ways.

Methane is an odorless, tasteless gas. (The "smell" of natural gas is really an odorizer added to methane). This means that ruptured gas lines are not detected for hours or days. Once detected the leak can continue for months before fixed. Such a major leak happened in 2016 Web Link

Getting natural gas out of the fuel fix is necessary and fast.


Posted by Totally bogus
a resident of Gemello
on Dec 23, 2019 at 10:28 pm

Totally bogus arguments. What’s the alternative? So an odorless gas that is odorized is difficult to detect. What nonsense.


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