Articles Tagged With ‘Natural gas ban’

Berkeley can’t enforce natural gas ban, and neither can SLO

By KAREN VELIE Berkeley can’t enforce its natural gas ban, and neither can San Luis Obispo or more than a dozen other cities in California. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Jan. 2 declined a full court review of... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo pauses natural gas ban, again

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo City Council voted in April to suspend its natural gas ban for new construction after three federal appellate court judges ruled an identical ban in Berkeley was not legal. However, the city continued... (Continue reading)

Judges rule cities cannot ban natural gas, this includes SLO

By KAREN VELIE A federal appeals court unanimously struck down Berkeley’s natural gas ban on Monday, an ordinance the San Luis Obispo City Council mimicked even though it was under a legal challenge. Instead of directly banning gas appliances, which... (Continue reading)