The main problem with the energy-efficient rebate program the federal government has planned is that it just doesn’t have a catchy enough name, editors’ and bloggers’ efforts notwithstanding. Dollars for Dishwashers? Cash for Kelvinators? Even its official acronym, SEEARP (State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program) isn’t very mellifluous even if you belch it.
Want to know what the latest version of the stimulus package looks like? “We’ve trimmed the fat, fried the bacon, and milked the sacred cows,” Sen. Ben Nelson said in a statement. [Consumer Reports]