House Passes Anti-Consumer Light Bulb Amendment By Voice Vote

Rep. Michael Burgess’s (R-TX) amendment to block enforcement of more energy efficient light bulb standards just passed the House of Representatives by a voice vote. The House voted against modern efficiency standards that reflect the best technology, which would have saved households an average of $100 annually.

The Senate must see the light and remove this anti-consumer pro-pollution amendment.

For a list of inane pro-pollution GOP amendments the House will vote on see TP Green.   Rep. Sandy Adams (R-FL) has an amendment “to prohibit websites that teach children about energy efficiency.” We don’t need no education!

By Daniel J. Weiss with Joe Romm

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