We know what our choice is.
Politico reports that Senate Democrats have introduced a rider to the Senate’s “minibus” appropriations bill that states none of the funds in the bill:
… may be used to purchase a light bulb for an office building unless the light bulb has, to the extent practicable, an Energy Star or Federal Energy Management Program designation.
Just as there are no safe uses of mercury and mercury-containing equipment in schools, there are no safe uses for these products in homes, either. Tell your parents about the toxic effects of mercury, and encourage them to remove all mercury products from your home.
So maybe kids should write to Harry Reid and demand that federal workplaces be made “safe”, too.