Streetlights may be harmful

The shift to LEDs for residential street lighting is creating a host of medical and environmental problems, a new report says.

The American Medical Association (AMA) has issued a warning about the human health and environmental impacts of LEDs that emit excessive blue light. A new AMA-approved report backs six-year-old findings of the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) about the negative consequences of the global movement to LEDs as the preferred outdoor lighting technology.

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