Europe’s Ban on Old-Style Bulbs Begins

By JAMES KANTER, published by The New York Times on August 31, 2009

Restrictions on the sale of incandescent bulbs begin going into effect across most of Europe on Tuesday in the continent’s latest effort to get people to save energy and combat global warming. But even advocates concede the change is proving problematic.

Under the European Union rules, shops will no longer be allowed to buy or import most incandescent frosted glass bulbs starting Tuesday. Retailers can continue selling off their stock until they run out.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/01/business/energy-environment/01iht-bulb.html

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