CAN (ON): Greenhouse lights - pretty or polluting?

Purple, orange and yellow. Those are some of the colours that light up the night sky in Kingsville and Leamington at times, all because of the cluster of greenhouses that fill the region.

The hues have gotten the attention of residents and has municipalities working to address some concerns about light pollution. 

"I'm hearing both sides," said Kingsville Mayor Nelson Santos. 

He explained some residents are concerned from an environmental stand point, in terms of the impact the lights may have on animals. On the other hand, he's heard from others who enjoy them.

"Some see the different colours as a northern light kind of experience, and they see beauty in it," he said.

"But certainly, the town has taken the stand overall to try and protect the dark sky so that, you know, we don't disrupt mother nature anymore than [has] already happened."

Read more at CBC News (Katerina Georgieva)


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