Forum on LED lighting planned

November 28, 2018

DeKALB – The city of DeKalb Citizens’ Environmental Commission will host a public forum at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 to discuss health and safety issues associated with LED lights that are replacing compact fluorescent lights and all other types of bulbs used in internal and external settings.

The guest speaker will be William Mills, assistant professor of engineering technology at Northern Illinois University, a lighting expert who has focused on the impact of lighting technologies.

LED lights present economic and safety benefits as well as potential health and environmental risks. The forum will examine the complex issues regarding LED lighting while providing opportunities for public input, comments and questions.

The forum will be in the City Council Chambers in the DeKalb Municipal Building, 200 S. Fourth St.

For information, contact Tim Holdeman at tim.holdeman@cityofdekalb.com.

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