Tungsten filament incandescent By Pixelmaniac pictures, via Wikimedia Commons

NEMA Seeks to Block New Lighting Laws Proposed by California Energy Commission

NEMA’s action would stop the CEC from enforcing any regulatory action relative to general service lamps that conflicts with policy under development at the federal level such as by the DOE.

In the latest move in an ongoing dispute with the California Energy Commission (CEC) over regulation of general service lamps, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Arlington, VA, filed a declaratory judgment action with the United States District Court in Sacramento, CA, that seeks to block the CEC from enforcing state regulations on general service lamps that the association has opposed since they were approved in Jan. 2016.

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