"The End Of The Bulb As We Know It? Not Quite"

"January 1 is the end of the era of your standard, soft white Edison-designed incandescent bulb in the United States. Or at least, in theory."

"But loopholes in the law will make the incandescent still widely available -- if you really want it.

Bruce Cudmore, the purchasing manager at Carr Sales & Lighting Center in Spokane, is down to his last few 40-watt bulbs, or lamps, as they say in the business."

Jessica Robinson reports for Oregon Public Broadcasting/Northwest News Network December 31, 2013.

Source: Oregon Public Broadcasting, 01/02/2014