Photo Gallery: Europe Bids Incandescent Light Bulbs Goodbye 08/31/2012
 European Commission Regulation No. 244/2009 mandates a gradual ban on sales of...
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European Commission Regulation No. 244/2009 mandates a gradual ban on sales of all traditional incandescent light bulbs. The first to go were 100-watt bulbs, on Sept. 1, 2009, and it will cover all the remaining bulbs as of Sept. 1, 2012.