California is committing to a plan that will make it the first US state to phase out gas- fueled furnaces and water heating in homes.

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The California Air Resources Board unanimously approved a proposal to ban the sale of new natural gas-fired space heaters and water heating appliances in the state by 2030.

California no longer gives incentives to use natural gas in new buildings.

"We're really hopeful that this is the beginning of a domino effect and other states will follow California's lead"

The state is trying to shrink its carbon footprint and comply with federal air quality standards. The plan would allow the state to transition away from burning gas and reduce emissions that cause air pollution.

California wants to cut oil use by more than 90 percent.

California still gets 40% of its power from fossil fuels. By 2045, the state wants a carbon-free grid. About 50 cities and towns in California, including San Francisco, have adopted regulations that ban or discourage the use of gas- fueled stove in new buildings.

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