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American Medical Association warns of health and safety problems from ‘white’ LED streetlights

June 17, 2016

By Richard G. ‘Bugs’ Stevens

The Conversation

The American Medical Association (AMA) has just adopted an official policy statement about street lighting: cool it and dim it.

The statement, adopted unanimously at the AMA’s annual meeting in Chicago on June 14, comes in response to the rise of new LED street lighting sweeping the country. An AMA committee issued guidelines on how communities can choose LED streetlights to “minimize potential harmful human health and environmental effects.”

Can communities have more efficient lighting without causing health and safety problems?

Read more here: https://theconversation.com/american-medical-association-warns-of-health-and-safety-problems-from-white-led-streetlights-61191

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