Yea! Spending bill blocks light bulb standards
12/15/2011 7 Comments
The Republican Congress has outsmarted the Energy Department, we can keep our incandescent bulbs!
The shutdown-averting budget bill will block federal light bulb efficiency standards, giving a win to House Republicans fighting the so-called ban on incandescent light bulbs.
GOP and Democratic sources tell POLITICO the final omnibus bill includes a rider defunding the Energy Department’s standards for traditional incandescent light bulbs to be 30 percent more energy efficient.
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