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Why do they hate the bulbs?

Senator Michelle Bachmann
January 15th, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Government | 1 Comment

Once again, some members of the House are trying to turn back a train that has already left the station. They have inserted a light bulb rider in the 2014 omnibus spending bill which would prohibit the Department of Energy (DOE) from enforcing the light bulb standards enacted in 2007 and signed into law by | Read More

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House GOP prepares wish list for debt-limit legislation that includes ideas on energy policy

September 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Blog, Government | No Comments

In exchange for preventing a catastrophic default on the nation’s debt, House Republicans plan to ask for a long list of concessions on energy policy, ranging from giving Congress veto authority over major environmental regulations to expanding oil and natural gas drilling offshore and on federal land to spewing as much noxious gases into the | Read More

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First it was Light Bulbs, now it is Fans

July 25th, 2013 | Posted in Blog, Government | No Comments

Rep. Marsha Blackburn is not a fan. The Tennessee Republican says new regulations on energy efficiency will overly burden businesses in her district. (Have we not heard this before?) At the center of Blackburn’s concerns is the inclusion of ceiling fans and ceiling fan light kits in a list of appliances for which the Department | Read More

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