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Environment And Energy Collaborative

Lighting Industry's Future Dims As Efficient LED Bulbs Take Over

More efficient lightbulbs are cheaper and longer-lasting than ever. But while that's good for consumers, it can be tough for an industry that's also facing shifting regulations.

People of the Sky Sloan
Sky Could Undress Balmorhea

Jeff Anderson worked at the LEDVANCE lightbulb factory in St. Marys for more than 20 years. He is considering a career change to heavy equipment operator. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Lighting Industry's Future Dims As Efficient LED Bulbs Take Over

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Neonlicht Kraftwerk
Cause = Time Broken Social Scene
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Glass Gem Corn: Poster Child For The Return To Heirloom Seeds

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Kamera Wilco
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Teri Smith is one of over 130,000 workers who shop for and deliver groceries for Instacart. Smith, 46, has worked for Instacart in Arlington, Texas, since August 2018. Allison V. Smith for NPR hide caption

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At The Mercy Of An App: Workers Feel The Instacart Squeeze

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Gangsta's Life Snoop Dogg & Nipsey Hussle
Fools Gold The Stone Roses
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Keep You Hird Hird
Feel Good (Khruangbin remix) Maribou State & Khruangbin
Mirage, Pt. 1 Digitalism
Inside Out Soccer Mommy
Blessed Brambles Mum

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Consumer Protection Agency Is Failing Student Loan Borrowers, Lawsuit Says

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Baybee Jay Som
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Private Life Grace Jones
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