September 10, 2022 — Featured News

In an op-ed appearing in The Hill on September 10, 2022, Samuel Whillans, co-director of the Yale Environmental Protection Clinic at Yale Law School and a fellow at the Natural Resources Defense Council, Dr. Peter Kahn is a fellow in the Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Yale School of Medicine, and Charlie Harak, senior attorney for energy and utilities issues at the National Consumer Law Center, highlight the high energy cost of running in-home durable medical equipment.

Every year, millions of households are disconnected from utility service because they are unable to afford their monthly bills. Although utility shutoffs can be harmful for any household, they are especially dangerous for medically vulnerable individuals.

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