Category: Light Bulb Ban

Posts and articles about the banning of incandescent light bulbs which was created by the energy efficiency standards set by H.R. 6 in 1997.

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Loss Of Regular Light Bulbs Costly

From the Editor: If you like your light bulbs, you can’t keep them. (This promise was honest). Almost two-thirds of the public was not aware that as of Jan. 1,…

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Senate spending bill withholds funds for bulb enforcement

Besides funding major programs, the federal spending bill that the Senate passed Thursday contains a provision that has gained little notice yet affects consumers nationwide. The legislation, which now heads…

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The Incandescent Light Bulb Is Not Dead

Reference: TheVerge.com  By Sean Hollister on January 1, 2014 02:30 pm Email Perhaps you’ve heard the news: the incandescent light bulb is dead. “When the ball drops on New Year’s…

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Is It Getting Dark Yet?

Note:   Excerpt from “How Many Congressmen Does It Take To Screw In A Light Bulb”http://cei.org/op-eds-articles/how-many-congressmen-does-it-take-screw-light-bulb It’s late in the day, and you switch on your lights as you go back…

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The Legislation that De-Funded the “Light Bulb Ban”

I have been in a conversation the last couple days with a couple people where we were trying to find the exact wording of the “rider” that de-funded the “ban”. …

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Industry: Light bulb war a dim idea

Note:  This article was written in December 2011.  I am reprinting it here because some of the insights into the reasoning of Big Energy are eye-opening.  Additionally, the final statement…

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Missouri Bill deems bulb regulations not valid intrastate.

Missouri local state Rep. Chuck Gatschenberger and others have also, January 19, launched a bill 1146, that “Specifies that the intrastate manufacturing of certain incandescent lightbulbs is not subject to…

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Light Bulb Phaseout Worse Than Reported

Posted 01/12/2012 05:15 PM ET | Investors.com Reposted from: sendyourlightbulbstowashington.wordpress.com Environmentalism: As the light bulb phaseout goes into effect, you may be surprised to know the law also requires their…

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Virginia Lawmaker Files Wildly Unconstitutional Bill Seeking To Nullify Federal Lightbulb Standards

By Ian Millhiser | ThinkProgress.org | on Jan 10, 2012 at 9:50 am [Editorial Note:  To state the obvious… Federal law is controlled by two houses of Congress which is…

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Ontario Delays Ban on Incandescent Bulbs

The Epoch Times | By Jeffrey Thompson, Epoch Times Staff  | Created: December 29, 2011 Over 125 years old, the incandescent light bulb is getting an extension on life in…