Students Pitch East Hampton Town Balloon Ban

“Two years after banning the intentional release of balloons, the East Hampton Town Board appears poised to go further by also enacting a ban on the sale and distribution of filled latex and Mylar balloons.

Susan McGraw Keber, a town trustee, was joined by several students and educators at the board’s virtual meeting on Tuesday. A ban on balloons that are commonly filled with helium would represent ‘another step forward to make sure waterways and landscapes are avian and marine life-safe,’ she said.”

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