California takes aim at big, energy-hungry TVs

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By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, Jan 28 (Reuters) - California may be still waiting for the go-ahead to force higher fuel economy in its cars, but the Golden State is moving to crack down on a less obvious energy glutton -- the television set. As television screens grow steadily in size and numbers, sucking more juice from the U.S. power grid, California regulators has crafted the nation's first mandatory energy curbs on TVs -- and meeting resistance from the industry that makes them. ...

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