|Joe Dunphy (joedunphy) wrote,|
@ 2012-06-03 06:04:00
TORONTO, ONTARIO Ontario is considering becoming the first province in Canada to follow Australia's lead in banning old-fashioned, energy-sucking light bulbs, Environment Minister Laurel Broten said as the province draws up a plan to cut its greenhouse gas emissions.
Conservative Leader John Tory and environmental groups are urging the government to ban incandescent bulbs in favour of energy-efficient ones, saying it's the push people need to save electricity and a move that would eliminate much of the province's dependence on coal-fired power plants.
"There are a lot of great ideas out there and that's one of them," Broten said. "Everything is on the table." --> (more here)