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Light Pollution and Lighting Codes An Analysis of the Light Pollution Control Effectiveness of the IDA-IES Model Lighting Ordinance and the IDA Pattern Outdoor Lighting Code

  title={Light Pollution and Lighting Codes An Analysis of the Light Pollution Control Effectiveness of the IDA-IES Model Lighting Ordinance and the IDA Pattern Outdoor Lighting Code},
  author={Christian B. Luginbuhl},
Efforts to control light pollution are becoming more common as citizens and communities concerned about environmental impact and energy savings join astronomers and dark sky advocates. A typical approach is to adopt municipal ordinances curbing the types of outdoor lighting that cause uplight and other wasteful or obtrusive lighting practices. The first comprehensive outdoor lighting code adopted in 1972 by Tucson, Arizona was often used as an example for other communities to follow. In 2000… 
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