Are Your Gas Bills Paying for the Campaign Against Banning Gas?
National Fuel customers paid for a website directing New Yorkers to oppose electrification mandates, documents show.
Colin Kinniburgh · May 17, 2023
A brochure sent to National Fuel customers directs them to a website urging them to defend natural gas against electrification plans. | Illustration: Maia Hibbett
New York state regulators opened an investigation into National Fuel lobbying in March, spurred by New York Focus’s reporting.
Colin Kinniburgh is a reporter at New York Focus, covering the state’s climate and environmental politics. Over a decade in media, he… more
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