Photo Gallery: Europe Bids Incandescent Light Bulbs Goodbye
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Photo Gallery: Europe Bids Incandescent Light Bulbs Goodbye

'Dictatorship of the Bureaucrats' Light-Bulb Ban Casts Shadow over EU Democracy

Beginning Saturday, it will be illegal to import or produce traditional incandescent light bulbs in EU member states. The move has upset consumers and many environmentalists, but it serves to highlight the EU's democratic deficiencies.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan