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This Sunday is January 1 New Year's Day probably now the day to both look back at the year that wasn't plan for the future.
But guess what that future may not be as bright as you want Scott thanks to a new lot that goes into effect that day the energy independence and security act.
-- a lot under president George W.
Bush back in 2007.
Now the law requires lightbulbs.
He is at least 25% less energy.
And that friend endangers.
The good old fashioned incandescent why people.
Here's the good news those bulbs don't disappear immediately because the lot unfolds in phases.
But starting Sunday the traditional one -- watt bulb will no longer be manufactured in this country that's right.
The next to go is a 75 watt bulb next January and in 2014.
We will be saying good -- to the forty and sixty watt versions.
I'm letting you know the schedules on this so that you know you can stockpile them also.
Not all incandescent bulbs will fall victim to that -- to this crazy lot of halogen incandescent will be allowed to -- joining the ranks of the compact fluorescent and the LED.
A lot states these -- may no longer be made but storage will be allowed to sell them until -- stocks right now.
Many including Home Depot predict that -- take months to happen.
And according to a recent survey a third of Americans say they actually prefer the incandescent light -- And more than 10% admit to actually stockpiling the ball Thomas Edison created.
Count me among them now one of the reasons I just like the light from the older -- better to make it's warmer light less harsh.
-- all like good lighting also some CF bells have Mercury and number if the bulb breaks you practically need a Hazmat team to clean up the best.
Directions can actually be found on the environmental protection agency's website EPA dot gov.
And as you probably now they cost more.
We decided do some comparison shopping at Home Depot -- traditional GE 100 watt lightbulb.
-- less than two bucks a halogen light -- also by GE.
Costs around eight dollars at the difference of more than six dollars supporters say the newer bulbs -- last longer.
During the fight in congress this month over the funding of the government lawmakers.
Did at an addendum stopping the Department of Energy -- forcing these roles until September.
But a -- -- this into effect this weekend once again government telling me what to do even in the privacy of my own home.
What's next telling me what -- health insurance I have to -- -- -- I think we -- he did that.
Well that's what I think now we want to know what --
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