The New York State Legislature has enacted light pollution legislation. S5275-B / A7489-B will require most new and replacement outdoor lights installed by State agencies to be fully shielded. The bill has been sent to the Governor for ratification.
The prime sponsor of S5275-B was Senator Carl Marcellino. A7489-B’s primary sponsor by Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal. We encourage you to thank both of them for their efforts on this legislation.
We also encourage to urge the Governor to sign and ratify A7489-B/S5275-B!