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Phasing Out Fluorescent Light Bulbs Can Protect Health & Lower Energy Bills

Posted by Amanda Barker & Carrie Katan on Tuesday, March 07, 2023 @ 12:13 PM

Fluorescent lights are a common sight in offices, garages, and basements—but they contain toxic mercury and use far more energy than newer alternatives. By phasing out fluorescents in favor of efficient LED bulbs, Rhode Island and Massachusetts can avert a needless health risk, save families and business money on utility bills, and curb greenhouse gas emissions.

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