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Proposed Federal Legislation to Preserve Old Incandescent Lights Burns Out

July 13th, 2011 | by Tina Casey

Like an old incandescent light bulb, the notorious BULB Act finally fizzled in the House of Representatives last night, our friends over at Think Progress report. The proposed legislation would have repealed energy efficiency standards for light bulbs that were set back in 2007. The bill required a 2/3 majority to pass and it failed, gaining only 233 votes in favor with 193 opposed



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