Campaigners have asked the Environmental Protection Agency to put limits on the number of furnaces used in homes and businesses by the year 2030.
On Tuesday, A coalition of 26 climate change, public health, and environmental justice advocacy organisations.
Formally petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate air pollution produced by residential and commercial heating appliances.
A move that would require homeowners and businesses to replace heating and hot water furnaces.
The coalition urged the agency to issue rules mandating emissions-free residential and commercial home heating appliances by the end of the decade.
Noting that oil and gas-fueled boilers that provide heating and hot water in homes, offices, schools, and hospitals produce between 9% and 10% of U.S.