How might balloons released into the air affect the environment? Who should I check with to see if balloon releases are allowed in my area?
There is no federal law regarding the release of balloons, but you should contact your state or local authorities because there may be regional or local regulations.
State Environmental Agencies, http://www.epa.gov/epahome/state.htm
Clean Virginia Waterways of Longwood University has compiled some of the laws that may apply to your state
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