Environmental groups react to Florida ban on balloon releases

Balloons have long been used to celebrate or commemorate life’s biggest moments. However, celebratory releases will soon be a thing of the past in Florida. House Bill 321 will ban the intentional release of all balloons, including those that are biodegradable.

"I think this is an amazing step and it's great for sea life..." said Valentina Miele with Florida Oceanographic Society.

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