Select Committee on Science and Technology Seventh Report


ANNEX 2

LIST OF MAJOR DOCUMENTS PROVIDING GUIDANCE TO THE PUBLIC ON LIGHT POLLUTION

Government documents
1.Countryside Commission and Department of the Environment, Lighting in the Countryside: Towards Good Practice, 1997
2.Rural White Paper; Rural England-A Nation Committed to a Living Countryside, 1995
3.Department of Transport White Paper; A New Deal for Transport; better for everyone, CM 3950, July 1998
4.Department of Transport, Road Lighting and the Environment, 1993
5.British Standards, BS5489, Road Lighting
6.Planning Policy Guidance: PPG 12,17,23

  

Non-Government documents
1.Institution of Lighting Engineers (ILE): Domestic Security Lighting, Friend or Foe; A Practical Guide to the Development of a Public Lighting Policy for Local Authorities (TR24); Brightness of Iluminated Advertisements (TR5); Guidance Notes for the Reduction of Light Pollution.
2.Society of Light and Lighting (CIBSE): Code for interior lighting (LC1); The industrial environment (LG1); Sports (LG4); The Exterior Environment (LG6).
3.ILE and CIBSE jointly, Lighting the Environment - a guide to good urban lighting.


International Documents

Commission Internationale de L'eclarage (International Commission on Illumination) (CIE): The CIE have published many guides on lighting, including: Guide for floodlighting (94-1993); Recommendations for the lighting of roads for motor and pedestrian traffic (115 -1995); Guide for minimizing skyglow (126-1997); Guide for lighting exterior work areas (129-1998); Design Methods for the lighting of Roads (132-1999); Guide to the lighting of urban areas (136-2000); Guide on the limitation of the effects of obtrusive light from outdoor lighting installations (150-2003).

Joint Publication of CIE and the International Astronomical Union: Guidelines for minimizing Urban Sky Glow near Astronomical Observatories (01-1980).



 
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