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    Good-Bye to the Incandescent Lightbulb

    Does anyone know if and how Disney will be effected when the ban on incandescent lightbulbs takes effect next January?

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    Re: Good-Bye to the Incandescent Lightbulb

    I thought congress was thinking of changing that law, especially considering that the "newer ones" contain mercury, and the disposal issues they cause.

    If congress would concentrate on REAL issues instead.

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    Re: Good-Bye to the Incandescent Lightbulb

    There is no "ban" on incandescent light bulbs, rather the law specifies a set of standards to be phased in between 2012 and 2014 to improve light bulb efficiency. Incandescent three-way bulbs, appliance bulbs and many kinds of specialty/decorative lights bulbs are exempt. The law won't affect the show at Disneyland (although management might ).

    If you don't want to wade through the text of the bill, here's a summary.
    "With the acquisition of Marvel and now of Lucasfilm,
    Disney may have finally found the grail. You don't need
    imagination or art. All you need is a brand."

    - Neil Gabler


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    Re: Good-Bye to the Incandescent Lightbulb

    Once again, thanks to Mr. Wiggins!
    Stockholder and Walt Disney Autograph holder!!

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