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Discussing all-electric construction in New York State

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Climate activists are cheering a proposed statewide policy that would require all-electric new construction across New York. Activists say if passed, the measure would save an additional four million metric tons of carbon dioxide by 2040. A similar policy was passed in New York City in December.

We discuss what all-electric construction would entail, what homeowners need to know about home electrification, and our guests explain the possible long term effects this type of policy would have. Our guests:

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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
Emmarae Stein is the production assistant for "Connections with Evan Dawson."