Monthly Archives: October 2010

UNSAFE places of public accommodation (The Hall of Shame)

Tell the owners/operators, politely, why you are not patronizing their establishment.  Hopefully, they will accommodate people with disabilities. MICHIGAN Saline Saline Community Hospital (particularly at the entrance to the lab). Adrian Culver’s Governor Croswell Tea Room Taco Bell McDonald’s (New … Continue reading

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CFL bulb burst into flames

This email was received Tuesday, October 19, 2010: “Below is a picture of a CFL light bulb from my bathroom.  I turned it on the other day and then smelled smoke after a few minutes.  Four inch flames were spewing out of … Continue reading

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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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