Wed

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Feb

2014

GOSP takes dark sky message to county

GOSP - Goldendale Observatory State Park, Goldendale Washington

 

SHINING A LIGHT ON DARKNESS: Representatives from and supporters of the Goldendale Observatory showed up last Tuesday at the Klickitat County Commissioners meeting to press for compliance with dark sky policies. A slide from a presentation by Bob Yoesle shows the dramatic difference in night visibility between light spillage on the left and safe, dark-sky friendly lighting on the right. Concerns about safety and costs of dark-sky lighting were raised and addressed, with the group asserting safety could actually be enhanced and costs could be lessened with environmentally sound lighting.

 

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http://www.goldendalesentinel.com/story/2014/02/19/news/gosp-takes-dark-sky-message-to-county/3768.html

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    Timothy Wheeler (Friday, 07 March 2014 10:11)

    Thank you for this story on an issue we need to address: saving energy by eliminating light pollution, helping preserve birds and other wildlife that need dark nights, and human beings who need to be able to look up at the night sky and see stars.

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