The state’s energy efficiency utility is promoting virtual home visits, which can accomplish much of what a traditional in-person visit can.
Quick changes in response to the coronavirus outbreak are changing thinking about how public streets are used.
While lawmakers disagree on the likely costs and benefits, one proponent says COVID-19 has made the case for a state-owned utility even stronger.
Impacts will fall disproportionately on low-income customers and people of color, affordable housing advocates say.
The study linked the EPA’s relaxed enforcement during the pandemic with higher air pollution and COVID-19 cases.