17 Jul '11, 2pm

Zombie Light Bulb Legislation Rises from the Dead

Zombie Light Bulb Legislation Rises from the Dead

If you’ve been following the legislative trail of the pro-incandescent movement , news of the Friday’s victory may come as a surprise. That’s because a bill to repeal the efficiency standards was introduced in the House earlier this week and it failed on procedural grounds, much to the delight of U.S. light bulb manufacturers who have already moved on to new high-efficiency technologies. So that means the new efficiency standard is safe, right? Wrong! You know how persistent those zombies can be. Just when you think they’re down, they keep right on coming. The Burgess amendment stripped the implementation funding from the 2012 Energy and Water Appropriations Act, so guess what, no new standards.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/07/17/zombie-light-bulb-leg...

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