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Artificial light is essential in our modern society. It has many uses including illumination of streets, roads and hazardous areas; for security lighting; to increase the hours of usage for outdoor sports and recreation facilities, to enhance the appearance of buildings at night.

The increased use of lighting, however, can cause problems. Light in the wrong place at the wrong time can be intrusive. There has been an increase in complaints about light to local authorities in recent years.

This brochure looks at the different aspects of light pollution, explains the steps that can be taken to reduce it and describes what you can do if faced with the problem of pollution from light.

12 pages, DL, September 2013

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