[Summit] street lights

Kim Clark ktcxyz at cox.net
Fri Jul 22 11:24:52 CDT 2016


on the other hand, my street is too dark :(

kim on dex
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> On Jul 22, 2016, at 11:48 AM, Elizabeth Grossman <egrossman1 at cox.net> wrote:
> 
> I live on 8th St Several years ago at a resident's request,  as I understand it, the lights' wattage increased. But a petition fr other residents on another stretch of the street led to the wattage  being lowered on the petitioners' stretch.  Elizabeth
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
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> On Jul 22, 2016, at 11:38 AM, Schmeling, Thomas A. <tschmeling at ric.edu <mailto:tschmeling at ric.edu>> wrote:
> 
>> I suppose so.  Thanks.
>> 
>> Personally, I’m against it.  But maybe they can at least  turn the brightness down.
>> 
>> American Medical Association says blue-white LED lights disrupt sleep http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/06/21/482936520/bright-bluish-white-led-streetlamps-bad-for-our-health-ama-says <http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/06/21/482936520/bright-bluish-white-led-streetlamps-bad-for-our-health-ama-says>
>> 
>> NYC is replacing too-bright LED streetlights: http://nypost.com/2016/05/14/city-replacing-some-led-street-lights-because-theyre-too-bright/ <http://nypost.com/2016/05/14/city-replacing-some-led-street-lights-because-theyre-too-bright/>
>> 
>> 
>> Thomas Schmeling
>> Associate Professor and Chair
>> College Pre-Law Advisor
>> Department of Political Science
>> Rhode Island College
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> On Jul 22, 2016, at 11:27 AM, David Schrag <david at schrag.net <mailto:david at schrag.net>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Part of this plan? http://wpri.com/2016/04/29/elorza-streetlight-conversion-to-save-3-million-a-year/ <http://wpri.com/2016/04/29/elorza-streetlight-conversion-to-save-3-million-a-year/>
>>> 
>>> On Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 11:18 AM, Schmeling, Thomas A. <tschmeling at ric.edu <mailto:tschmeling at ric.edu>> wrote:
>>> Last night I drove down 10th street for the first time in a couple of weeks.  It strike me that the streetlights were much brighter than they were before. Can anyone confirm this?
>>> For those of you who live on 10th, what do you think?  I find the glare annoying and I would hate to have that outside my window at night.  I just hope they don’t try to do it on my street.
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> Tom on 12th
>>> 
>>> Thomas Schmeling
>>> Associate Professor and Chair
>>> College Pre-Law Advisor
>>> Department of Political Science
>>> Rhode Island College
>>> 
>>> 
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