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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 13, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The debate over the law forcing people to switch to energy-saving light bulbs noted.

(Fort Worth, Texas: Kevin Tibbles) A Texas law aimed at circumventing the ban on incandescent bulbs by allowing “made in Texas” bulbs to be sold there featured; video from Freedom Action shown. [Lighting store owner John PATTERSON‡- says Americans ought to have a choice.] [State representative George LAVENDER††- says we’re tired of the federal government micromanaging our lives.] [American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Steven NADEL†- says 90 percent of the energy is given off by heat.] [Representative Ted POE†- comments on the mercury in the new bulbs.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Tibbles, Kevin
Duration:
00:03:30

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