Congress' energy bill phasing out traditional light bulbs

GE must be so happy! But what about the environmental effect of all that mercury (in the new bulbs) on land and ground water, huh? — PID

December 20, 2007 (GREEN BAY PRESS GAZETTE) — A provision in the federal energy bill phases out the 125-year-old bulb over the next four to 12 years. In their place will be a new energy-efficient lights that cost more but quickly return their investment in energy savings. Full Report