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House to Vote on Bill Overturning Traditional Light Bulb Ban

The legislation, promoted by Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, is being considered under a procedure requiring a two-thirds majority to pass. With Democrats on the Energy and Commerce Committee urging their colleagues to oppose it, that won’t be easy to achieve, and the bill faces dim prospects in the Democratic-controlled Senate. A House vote could come Tuesday.

Your “Green” Is Killing Me

By captainfish, snappedshot.com You know, when the hype started growing about compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL), people were all excited about the reduction in the production of carbon dioxide produced from the decreased energy needs. But, there are a few things that they refused to tell you. It’s like someone …

Pandora’s Light Bulb

By Elmer Beauregard In 2012 the incandescent light bulb will be banned, and I for one will be lost. Here in Minnesota we need the extra heat that incandescent light bulbs release. I put 150 watt heat lamps in the chicken coop to keep the chickens warm, I have a …

British Kids Encouraged To Become “Climate Cops”

Steve Watson, PrisonPlanet.com Full page adverts in weekend newspapers ask kids to rat on their friends and family in order to prevent “climate crimes” A leading British energy company blitzed the newspapers with full page colour advertisements this weekend which encourage children to sign up as “climate cops” and keep …

Bachmann is pro-choice on bulbs

WASHINGTON, Mar 26, 2008 (Star Tribune – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) How many members of Congress does it take to change a light bulb? Americans may soon find out, courtesy of a contrarian piece of legislation introduced this month by Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota. Titled the “Light Bulb …

Warning: Vacate room when CFL bulb breaks

Energy-saving devices called so dangerous everyone must leave for at least 15 minutes. Thomas Edison must be rolling over in his grave. Less than a month after the U.S. Congress passed an energy bill banning the incandescent light bulb by 2014, the UK Environment Agency issued guidelines calling for evacuation …

Congress bans incandescent bulbs

Massive energy bill phases out Edison’s invention by 2014 WorldNetDaily In addition to raising auto fuel efficiency standards 40 percent, an energy bill passed by Congress yesterday bans the incandescent light bulb by 2014. President Bush signed the 822-page measure into law today after it was sent up Pennsylvania Avenue …