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LETTERS STREET LIGHTING FEE SPIKE COMING.

Lancaster voters will be asked in May or June to approve increased street lighting fees, and that's the bad news. There isn't any good news; it only gets worse.

That same measure automatically links future lighting fee increases to the Consumer Price Index. Carte blanche credit to a public agency - you've got to be kidding.

Naive the public may be, but obtuse from one's back yard and not be blinded by the visually polluting, intense electromagnetic emission of thousands of low-pressure sodium vapor lamps randomly spaced throughout the city.

Darwin M. Ochs

Lancaster
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Date:Apr 13, 2003
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