FTC Proposes Changes To Energy Efficiency Labeling

Law360, New York (March 15, 2012, 9:24 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday proposed revisions to its appliance labeling rule aimed at providing consumers with clearer disclosures about the energy efficiency of certain products, a move that comes as the agency steps up its scrutiny of environmental marketing claims.

The proposed amendments to the appliance labeling rule would increase the availability and accuracy of EnergyGuide labels both on products and online, clarify penalty assessments for data reporting and online disclosure violations, and streamline reporting requirements for manufacturers by harmonizing FTC and U.S. Department...
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