09 Jul '11, 3pm

The Light Bulb Ban and Doublethink: Hats off to the American Council for

The Light Bulb Ban and Doublethink: Hats off to the American Council for

Next week, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on the “BULB Act” (H.R. 91), which would repeal the energy efficiency standards for light bulbs that Congress enacted in 2007, standards that are already helping American households save money every month on their energy bills. Let your Representative know that you oppose the repeal of this energy- and money-saving legislation. Tell your Representative to oppose the BULB Act or other bills that repeal light bulb energy efficiency standards! More Options, Better Bulbs, Less Energy Used Proponents of the BULB Act claim the standards they want to repeal amount to a light bulb “ban” that limits consumers’ choices. That couldn’t be further from the truth. The Facts: Incandescent bulbs aren’t getting banned… in fact, they are getting better. Manufacturers are already making a variety of new energy-saving bulbs for homes...

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