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Several Cities Convert To LED Streetlights In Conservation Efforts

Cities around the country are turning to light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, for their street lights. These bulbs use less energy, last longer and are smaller than traditional lights and they save money. But there's a problem with some LEDs, Grace Hood of Colorado Public Radio reports. The small southwestern Colorado city of Ouray is known for hiking and ice climbing. In 2009, Ouray's city administrator Patrick Rondinelli and others jumped at the chance to install LED streetlights. It became the first in the state to make the move.

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