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Nov

2010

City of Tumwater passes ordinance to curb light pollution!

The city of Tumwater, Wash. has recently enacted an ordinance aimed at reducing light pollution. The story was reported in The Olympian on Nov. 23.According to the article by John Dodge the ordinance, which takes effect Jan. 15, "requires most newly installed or replaced outdoor lighting to be fully shielded and directed downward so it doesn’t shoot into the sky...  (Greg Scheiderer, Spokane Examiner, Read Article)

 

Tumwater Website: http://www.ci.tumwater.wa.us/outdoorlighting.html

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