Energy Star Falling

In the wake of an almost-unbelievably horrid review from the Government Accountability Office, the Energy Star program looks as if it's in for a complete overhaul.  Fifteen fake products were submitted for Energy Star certification, and all were accepted.  Here's the rub:  One was a gasoline-powered alarm clock, and one was
"an air cleaner that was actually a space heater with a feather duster and fly strips taped to it."
Hilarious.  And sad.  And another reason to fear big bureaucracy.

The reforms are being spearheaded by Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine.  Full story HERE from

No comments:

Post a Comment