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Incandescent Plant Closes – Jobs sent to China

GE Closes Last Incandescent Light Bulb Plant, Jobs Sent to China Written By: Kenneth Artz Publication date: 10/04/2010 Publisher: The Heartland Institute General Electric has closed its last major factory making incandescent light bulbs in the United States, a victim … Continue reading

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UV And Its Effect on Works of Art

The Conservator of Art, at a major Midwestern University, recently pointed out that museums should not be using CFLs as the UV is damaging to the works of art. This being understood, why would anyone ignore the fact that the … Continue reading

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The Lightbulb Switchover: In The Dark

The Light Bulb Switchover: In the Dark by Ed Feulner,  from of 28 September 2010 So, are you ready to comply with the federal government’s ban on incandescent light bulbs? Me neither. Starting in January 2012, a little over … Continue reading

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Dr. Magda Havas’ comments on CFLs

Dr. Magda Havas, Associate Professor, Environmental & Resource Studies, Trent University Peterborough, ON, Canada, K9J 7B8 (email rec’d 21 Aug 2010) The word about CFLs is finally getting out. There should be an enquiry about how governments around the world … Continue reading

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Clinical report of a TBI survivor’s exposure to CFLs

This is Dr. Jan Hansen’s, (Ph.D., neuropsychologist) clinical observation of a TBI survivor’s medical issues as the result of an inadvertent exposure to CFLs. The report was submitted to Owen Perlman, M.D., a prominent physiatrist. However, the patient’s name has been redacted for confidentiality Continue reading

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EPA Instructions on CFL Cleanup

The same EPA which tells us how great CFLs are is now telling us how horrible the cleanup is when you break one. Owners of places of public accommodation, may want to read this very carefully. This is an excerpt … Continue reading

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EPA “Cleaning Up a Broken CFL” – points to consider

From an insurance standpoint, this sounds like a potential nightmare for a restaurant, motel, hospital, extended care facility, retail establishment, and other places of public accommodation. Here’s the EPA web site on CFL cleanup: The document to which they … Continue reading

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What is the government doing now?

The idiots in Washington are spending more of our money promoting CFLs, which take away my ability to function.  They started a web site, which tells you to take your kids on a “green” shopping trip and buy CFLs. … Continue reading

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Excerpt From Adrian, Michigan, Daily Telegram Letter to the Editor, June 9, 2010

This Letter to the Editor of the Adrian (MI) Daily Telegram was published on June 9, 2010: As you read this, it not only thanks the Tecumseh Public Schools for their awareness of this issue, but it also cautions merchants … Continue reading

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Lose Your Excuse and The Ad Council

This advertisement is at best a uninformed statement and at the worst, criminal. The following is a letter that was written to the Ad Council and To: The Ad Council and We commend and share your desire to … Continue reading

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