Clean energy

Farewell to fluorescents: How states can lead the way

2:00 - 2:30pm EDT


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Fluorescent light bulbs are a common sight in offices, garages, and basements–but they contain toxic mercury and are incredibly inefficient compared to newer alternatives. It’s time to say farewell.

At this national briefing for state lawmakers and staff, experts shared more about the effort underway to phase out fluorescent light bulbs to protect public health and save energy, and what the policy means for states.