In a statement, the White House said Obama would sign the bill while expressing disappointment that it failed to provide significant money to deal with the epidemic."Some action is better than none," the White House said, but Obama "won't stop fighting to secure the resources this public health crisis demands.Bush signed into law, the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA).Backed by strong, bipartisan support, EISA contained a wide range of energy-related provisions aimed at increasing the energy security of the United States.
Australia was the first country to announce an outright ban by 2010.
President Bush signed the 822-page measure into law today after it was sent up Pennsylvania Avenue in a Toyota Prius hybrid vehicle. Dingell, D-Mich., chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, said the legislation will boost the energy efficiency of “almost every significant product and tool and appliance that we use, from light bulbs to light trucks.” The phase-out of incandescent light is to begin with the 100-watt bulb in 2012 and end in 2014 with the 40-watt.
The House passed the bill by a 314-100 vote after approval by the Senate last week. All light bulbs must use 25 percent to 30 percent less 2014.
Check out the Interim Resume of Congressional Activity which reviews congressional activity from January 6 to December 18, 2015. For example, in Bangladesh the legislature passed 17 laws in 2015, South Africa passed 23 laws and during its current legislative session (which began in October 2013) Germany has passed 249 laws.
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Estimates at the time put the potential savings from these standards when fully implemented at more than .5 billion, which equates to about per household.