Introduction and References Assignment Fred Flintstone 00000001 ENSC 100/101 Group Graniton TA: Barney Rubble Oct 06, 1008 Audience, Purpose, and Genre:I want to persuade Premier Gordon Campbell that BC Hydro’s current policy of promoting Compact Florescent Lights (CFLs) is solely based on a profit motive and not upon sound environmental principles. I will achieve this goal in a ministerial briefing paper that demonstrates CFLs cause more damage to the environment in BC than do standard incandescent lights, and in the long-run will result in greater costs to the province and BC taxpayers. Potential Hazards Associated with Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) A Briefing Paper prepared for The Office of the Premier British Columbia Recent media reports (Maclean’s 2008, CBC 2008) have raised concerns among the public about potential hazards associated with the use of Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs). Further, members of the engineering, medical, and scientific professions have also raised concerns about CFLs (Kondro 2007, Olivier and Benhaddadi, 2007). These
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