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Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs

Aug 11th, 2007 | By | Category: Response to Critique

I’ve received several responses regarding my column on compact fluorescent lightbulbs. From Tom Robey at Hope for Pandora brought up some interesting points: For reference, 5 mg is 1% of what mercury thermometers contained. Yes there IS mercury, so you should follow these instructions in the rare event that a bulb breaks. So, this is […]