New York Post

Eric vs. Kat on a hot gas stove

- Kyle Schnitzer and Bernadette Hogan

Mayor Adams isn’t too hot on Gov. Hochul’s proposal to ban gas stoves in new buildings, telling The Post on Monday that an electric burner “just doesn’t cook for me.”

“Those of us that are good cooks, you know, people don’t realize electric stoves can’t give you the right setting when you are cooking something,” he said.

Hizzoner admitted he’s even the proud owner of a gas stove.

Hochul’s plan would outlaw all gas stoves, hot water heaters and oil furnaces in new residentia­l and commercial constructi­on by 2028 across the Empire State.

It’s part of the state’s bid to cut down New York’s greenhouse gas emissions, as mandated by a law signed in 2019 by Hochul’s predecesso­r, Andrew


Restaurate­urs argue that going electric will slow down kitchen production.

Hochul insisted Monday that the plan doesn’t apply to existing buildings.

“No one . . . is being required to get rid of their gas stove. Not now, not ever,” she said at a press conference in Dunkirk.

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