December 20, 2011

Despite Feds, Bulb Switch Is Still On

Kimberly Janeway, Consumer Reports

National Review

The phase-out of energy-wasting incandescent lightbulbs continues to ignite debate. In fact, the federal spending bill hurriedly passed by Congress this weekend includes a rider that strips the Department of Energy of funding to enforce the new energy-efficiency lightbulb standards that take effect January 1.

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December 19, 2011
Light Bulbs Are Now All Confusion
Susan Salisbury , Palm Beach Post
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December 15, 2011
Gray Dawn: Green Bulbs, Black Hole
Michael Walsh, New York Post
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December 19, 2011
The Bulb is Saved!
Henry Payne, National Review
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