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The EPA’s Mercury Problem

olerocker/bluesman Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 10:16 AM
It is really a BO payback to the big boy at GE who gave money for his first election, if you notice, the new bulbs are made by GE overseas.....the UK allows them, but their studies have shown that one must sit 10 ft. from them, they claim that they can cause cancer and other reactions to you body....and if broke, becaus of the mecury you have to leave the surrounding for at least an hour.....great to have this stuff around children......this is also a part of the socialist gov. commanding what you do and for more control.......

Ninety-six. That’s the number of 60-watt incandescent light bulbs I purchased last weekend after learning the other kind, the compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) environmentalists are so in love with, are hazardous to my health and to the environment. I would have preferred a higher wattage but discovered the 75-watt version was outlawed January 1st.

It took about three hours to replace every CFL bulb in my house and carefully place them in a huge plastic container used to transport them to the recycling center at a local home improvement store. I said a quick prayer for safety while coasting down the...