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Are there any local light pollution ordinances?

Shelby Sebens
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No specific city ordinance addresses light pollution. (StarNews file photo)

From Wilmington city spokeswoman Malissa Talbert:

“There are no city ordinances that address ‘light pollution’ at this time. The city does have a few ordinances for ‘light leakage’ onto residential properties from business properties, but none for ‘light leakage’ into the sky.

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