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The Renegade Rip

EPA recommends special handling for CFL bulbs

Ruben Perez, Reporter

February 29, 2012

Filed under Campus

Compact Fluorescent Lamp light bulbs are being pushed by our government onto consumers for their ability to save more energy and reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Fox News and CNN have raised some concerns about the fact that these light bulbs contain the element mercury and emit ultraviolet radiation. Although the CFLs do contain mercury, it is about four or five milligrams...

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