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'Compact florescent light bulb'
'Compact florescent light bulb'
Fake Company: Futurizon Solar Innovations
Submitted to: DOE

The DOE requires that compact fluorescent light bulbs get a sign-off from a third-party lab before it will consider them for Energy Star approval. The GAO opted not to cook one up.

Status: Rejected

Shortly after the GAO report came out, the DOE and EPA issued a joint statement saying that they are cracking down.

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