Congress Blocks The Light Bulb Efficiency Standards with Bill Spending
According to The Wilderness Society, the irony of the defense technology 135 years is that the incandescent bulb manufacturers supported the new regulations.
Congress blocks the light bulb efficiency standards with Bill spending
Under a 2007 law of energy signed by President George W.Bush, the United States. was willing to reduce energy consumption and climate pollution equivalent to 17 million cars by removing the light bulb. Last week, Congress blocked these regulations come into force next month are expected by inserting language in the spending bill to avoid a federal government shutdown Friday.
Although the representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) spoke to the amendment as “another blow to the eye” and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), the report attributes the efficiency standards for “Michele Bachmann and power … presidential campaign, “the pilot maintains the 100-watt incandescent-temporarily, until October 2012.
According to The Wilderness Society, the irony of the defense technology 135 years is that the incandescent bulb manufacturers supported the new regulations. Consumers could have saved $ 15.8 billion in energy costs per year for the full adoption of new and more efficient, but the industry has developed incandescent bulbs.
“In the real world outside of the sounding radio, lighting manufacturers such as GE, Philips and Sylvania are equipped to produce new light bulbs that look and work exactly like the old incandescent bulbs, and both the light emitting hot “to Republicans by the Director of Environmental Protection Policies DIPES Jim Politico said. ”The only difference is that they produce less heat in excess and are 30 percent more efficient. Even the light energy bills. What can not ask?”
Despite the presidential campaign to lift bulb there, most Americans are really in charge efficiency standards, with 61% in favor of them in a U. S. TODAY / Gallup Poll. ”Of those surveyed, 71% said they have replaced standard bulbs in their homes with more efficient options, and 84% said they were” very satisfied “or” satisfied “alternative” newspaper