Man on the Edge: Your Old Light Bulbs Will Soon Be Illegal

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Better stock up while you can.  Starting January 1, all standard incandescent 60 and 40-watt light bulbs will be illegal to manufacture or import.  That’s just two weeks from now.  The ban is part of the Energy Independence and Security Act that President Bush signed six years ago.  It’s expected to save $13 billion a year in power bills, but a lot of people don’t like the “cold”, or blueish, light those bulbs put out.

Our Man on the Edge, Robert Wilder, figures he’s going to cash in on the old bulbs.  At least, he hopes so…