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Canadian eco-terrorists target the United States

The Star-Ledger in New Jersey reports what looks like just another feel-good story about eco-nuts giving away free compact fluorescent light bulbs in a misguided attempt to save the planet: A group of Bloomfield environmentalists will knock on township doors … Continue reading

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Eco-hack misleads public on light bulb health hazards

PECO Energy, a Philadelphia-based electric and gas utility, is spending $20 million to distribute compact fluorescent light bulbs for free or at heavily discounted prices.  Why?  Because a law signed by Pennsylvania’s governor requires PECO to cut its energy use … Continue reading

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Real environmentalists don’t use compact fluorescent light bulbs

Lots of people use compact fluorescent light bulbs and claim they’re helping the environment.  They’re wrong!  Compact fluorescent light bulbs contain mercury, a dangerous water pollutant. “But compact fluorescent light bulbs use less energy than incandescent light bulbs,” say these … Continue reading

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Have you seen this light bulb?

Underwriters Laboratories has issued a warning about this compact fluorescent light bulb.  Here is the complete text of their news release: UL warns of potentially hazardous compact fluorescent lamps Northbrook, Ill. USA, August 11, 2009 — Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is … Continue reading

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Compact fluorescent light bulbs don’t reduce pollution

Fans of compact fluorescent light bulbs try to shrug off the fact that these dangerous bulbs contain mercury, a substance that’s very hazardous to our health and our environment.  They say that power plants generate mercury, so producing less power … Continue reading

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Are compact fluoresecent light bulbs really cheaper?

Proponents of compact fluorescent light bulbs claim they’re cheaper than incandescent light bubs, even though they cost more.  “The energy savings over the life of the bulb will more than make up for the expensive purchase price,” is the typical … Continue reading

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MySchoolLights.com uses innocent children as light bulb shills

A company called MySchoolLights.com is using innocent children to sell dangerous compact fluorescent light bulbs!  Oh, the shame! MySchoolLights.com even spreads propaganda to children through their schools: Our CFL fundraisers stress the educational aspects of switching to CFLs for both … Continue reading

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More disadvantages of compact fluorescent light bulbs

Compact fluorescent light bulbs contain mercury, which is a dangerous and hazardous material.  But that’s not the only reason not to like them.  Gomestic.com lists some of the other disadvantages of compact fluorescent light bulbs: CFLs evolve and newer models … Continue reading

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Compact fluorescent light bulb madness spreads to India

Uttar Pradesh is the largest state in India.  It has a population of over 190,000,000. The Times of India reports that the Uttar Pradesh state government has banned the use of incandescent light bulbs in all government buildings and mandated … Continue reading

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Why send used CFL light bulbs to Washington?

Why should you send your used compact fluorescent light bulbs to Washington?  Because Washington is forcing you to use these dangerous and inferior bulbs. An editorial in the New Haven Register explains: The bulb that has lighted American homes for … Continue reading

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