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The Biden administration is moving forward with its bright idea, even though one group says these are dark times for consumers.

As of Aug. 1, the incandescent light bulb will go into the dark night of regulations, according to Fox News.

Because as of that date, retailers will be banned from selling them under rules adopted by the Department of Energy a year ago.

Production of most halogen light bulbs and compact fluorescent bulbs, as well as incandescent ones, are now banned, which is part of the Biden administration’s environmental efforts that include a potential ban on gas stoves, which Republicans are battling.

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“The lighting industry is already embracing more energy efficient products, and this measure will accelerate progress to deliver the best products to American consumers and build a better and brighter future,” Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said in an April 2022 statement.

But Fox News noted that a coalition of consumer groups pushed back in a letter to the DOE last year that said “further regulatory interference in the marketplace is unwarranted given that more energy efficient lighting choices, namely light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs, are already available for those consumers who prefer them over incandescent bulbs.”

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