The Streetlights in an Entire County Were Swapped to LEDs. Light Pollution got Worse

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The Streetlights in an Entire County Were Swapped to LEDs. Light Pollution got Worse

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“The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry” – this famous paraphrase of Scottish poet Robert Burns sometimes sums up human ingenuity. That is exactly what happened when a county in Washington State decided to replace all of its county-owned streetlights with LEDs at least partially in an effort to combat light pollution. New research shows that they actually made the light pollution worse.

Read more: https://www.universetoday.com/151767/th ... got-worse/
Frederick J. Barnett
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