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Light Pollution in the Netherlands: Inventories and Movements in Dutch Policy ( pdf )
Dorien Lolkema and D.P.J. Swart (National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands)
The Netherlands is one of the brightest night-time areas on Earth. This year (2009), national policy on light pollution and protection of the night sky will be formulated. Meanwhile, local government is taking its stand in this political arena on night-time lighting. Diverse inventories are and have been carried out concerning night-time light emission. This presentation will give an overview of these inventories and on movements in Dutch policy concerning light pollution.

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