15 Jul '11, 6pm

Ban on Incandescent Light Bulb Ban Passes House of Reps: Photo credit: James Bowe via Flickr/CC BY Confused yet...

Photo credit: James Bowe via Flickr/CC BY Sigh. After rejecting a measure that would have fast-tracked the repeal of a law signed by George W. Bush to tighten up efficiency requirements for light bulbs, the House of Reps passed an amendment that would prohibit spending to enforce those standards. TP Green has all the gory details ... And if you were wondering why the hell Republicans are making so much fuss over a measure that will save Americans loads of money and improve energy efficiency, you're not alone. But know that it's really quite simple: It's a political opportunity for the GOP to play to its Tea Party base on a relatively low-stakes platform. They conjure up the specter of Big Government taking away your freedom to pick a light bulb, spout ideological nonsense, rinse, and repeat. There's quite simply no reason -- other than politics -- that requiring companies ...

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treehugger.com 15 Jul '11, 7pm

Photo credit: James Bowe via Flickr/CC BY Sigh. After rejecting a measure that would have fast-tracked the repeal of a law...

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The Incandescent Bulbs that Comply with the 'Bu...

thedailygreen.com 11 Jul '11, 7pm

July 11, 2011 at 3:04PM by Jim DiPeso | comment Today, the House is scheduled to vote on legislation that would repeal lig...

Green: House Vote on Light-Bulb Efficiency Repeal

green.blogs.nytimes.com 11 Jul '11, 7pm

The House is expected to vote as early as Monday night on a measure to repeal efficiency standards for light bulbs that ar...

On the Topic of the Edison Bulb Ban

On the Topic of the Edison Bulb Ban

jetsongreen.com 12 Jul '11, 2pm

It’s baffling that the light bulb provision in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (“EISA”) has become such a...

House to Vote on Light-Bulb Repeal

green.blogs.nytimes.com 11 Jul '11, 5pm

The House is expected to vote as early as Monday night on a measure to repeal efficiency standards for light bulbs that ar...

House to Vote on Light-Bulb Repeal: Republicans...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 11 Jul '11, 5pm

The House is expected to vote as early as Monday night on a measure to repeal efficiency standards for light bulbs that ar...

How Many Congressmen Does It Take To Screw Up a Light Bulb?

How Many Congressmen Does It Take To Screw Up a...

greenbiz.com 12 Jul '11, 10am

Taking Care of the Medium Screw Base The BULB Act -- for "Better Use of Light Bulbs " -- is the latest bright idea from Re...

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

The Light Bulb Ban and Doublethink: Hats off to...

globalwarming.org 09 Jul '11, 3pm

Next week, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on the “BULB Act” (H.R. 91), which would repeal the energy eff...

House votes against energy-saving lightbulbs

House votes against energy-saving lightbulbs

grist.org 15 Jul '11, 6pm

Photo: republicanconference Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas), a climate denier, created the amendment. Cross-posted from Thi...

Zombie Light Bulb Legislation Rises from the Dead

Zombie Light Bulb Legislation Rises from the Dead

cleantechnica.com 17 Jul '11, 2pm

If you’ve been following the legislative trail of the pro-incandescent movement , news of the Friday’s victory may come as...

The Light-Bulb Mandate Endures: The effort fail...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 13 Jul '11, 12am

The Light-Bulb Mandate Endures By THE NEW YORK TIMES The House of Representatives has rejected an effort to repeal a requi...

Bulb Bill Fails in Congress, But Debate Will Chug On: A Republican effort to repeal light bulb efficiency stan...

Bulb Bill Fails in Congress, But Debate Will Ch...

greentechmedia.com 13 Jul '11, 12am

Rep. Joe Barton by Gage Skidmore via Creative Commons A Republican effort to repeal light bulb efficiency standards failed...