Biden admin receives backlash from nearly two dozen groups for move cracking down on gas stoves

Fox News cites CEI’s comments to the DOE on gas stoves:

Led by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), the groups argued the regulations on stovetops, which the DOE introduced in early February, would compromise consumer choice and are therefore “arbitrary and capricious” while having minimal impact on climate change. The comment letter largely focused on compliance with the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) which mandates the federal government implement energy efficiency measures while not harming consumer choice.

“EPCA does not mandate a new energy conservation standard for cooking products, but permits one only if it benefits consumers. This is not the case here,” the groups wrote. “The proposed rule would almost certainly compromise some of the features that gas stove users want, and all for the sake of saving an insignificant amount of energy.” 

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