Monthly Archives: November 2011

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Huge Price Increases Underway from Lamp Manufacturers: The impact of rare earth metals shortages

Source1: “>http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/ Source2: http://www.connexiones.com There is a rapid, emerging shortage of rare earth metals, a primary component used in the manufacture of fluorescent lamps – principally phosphors. Phosphors are transition…

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Lie # 2 – CFLs are better for the environment

Source:  http://www.defendingthetruth.com/topic/15052-the-great-cfl-light-bulb-scam/ Lie # 2 – CFLs are better for the environment. Fact: This is a complete lie backed up by no facts. They claim that power plants create up…

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Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) serious dangers and alternatives

http://www.examiner.com/holistic-science-spirit-in-national/compact-fluorescent-light-bulbs-cfls-serious-dangers-and-alternatives Good overview of the hidden dangers inside CFLs.  Section headings include: Mercury Fact Sheet What to Do if a Fluorescent Light Bulb Breaks What about UV radiation? What is…

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CFLs Are Mercury Polluters

From: The Dark Side Of CFLs http://www.greenmuze.com/blogs/guest-bloggers/1031-the-dark-side-of-cfls.html … More than 98% of used CFLs end up in landfills each year. That is 675 million for the year 2007 according to…

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Minamata disease documents to be displayed in China

http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0WDP/is_1999_May_3/ai_54562953/ “…Hundreds of people died and thousands more were crippled because they ate seafood contaminated with mercury compounds dumped in Minamata Bay by chemical maker Chisso Corp. in the 1950s…

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A States’ Rights Battle over Light Bulbs

http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/a-states-rights-battle-over-light-bulbs-11102011.html Conservatives challenge the federal law requiring incandescent bulbs to be replaced with fluorescents and LEDs In July… Representative Joe Barton (R-Tex.), gave it another try. His Better Use of…

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Community Organizer / Political Activist Needed

LightBulbChoice.com has recently joined forces with a corporation who has developed a device that makes incandescent bulbs meet the HR 6 energy efficiency guidelines. This product will be ready for…