From Consumer Reports:
While a few states started doling out rebates to consumers as part of the $300 million cash for clunkers for appliances program at the end of 2009, the launch date for most states will occur throughout the first several months of 2010.
Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois (phase 1 only), Kansas, Oregon, Vermont, Wisconsin, and Puerto Rico started their clunkers rebate programs in December or January. Since these rebates for Energy Star-qualified (or higher) appliances are generally being given on a first-come, first-served basis and because funding is limited, you might want to act fast before their available cash is gone.
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