Ban Chinese Lanterns & Balloon Releases

MP’s call for ban on Chinese lanterns Laurence Robertson, MEP Julie Girling, Richard Bacon, Karen Bradley & Nigel Evans. Why is it taking the government so long to act? If you agree please sign the RSPCA’s petiton and pass it on, thank you. Wikipedia on Sky lanterns.

Smethwick fire: Chinese lanterns blamed for ‘largest blaze’ BBC 1.07.13

Five problems caused by Chinese lanterns BBC 1.07.13

Council bans balloons and lanterns BBC 15.03.13

Gloucestershire NFU welcomes Chinese lantern inquiry BBC 2.11.12

Chinese lantern causes Flintshire conservatory fire BBC 17.09.12

Call for fines for releasing Chinese lanterns & balloons after increase in beach litter Telegraph 22.03.12

NFU urges against letting off lanterns for Chinese New Year  H & H 23.1.12

St Austell fire started by new year Chinese lantern BBC 1.1.12

MCS backs Spanish ban on Chinese lantern sales

Mother calls for Chinese lantern ban Daily Mail 10.11.10

Chinese lanterns ‘must be banned’ BBC 28.6.11

BBC cameraman calls for sky lantern ban Farmers Weekly 7.11.11

Dead Owl found trapped in Chinese lantern BBC 24.10.11

Glastonbury Festival boss calls for UK ban on Chinese lanterns BBC 4.8.11

Call for ban on Chinese lanterns in the New Forest BBC 28.10.11

Lantern killed my goat, says Warwick breeder – Coventry Telegraph 21.1.11

Chinese lantern blamed for Somerton fire BBC 26.6.11

Chinese lanterns pose danger to elephants and farm livestock Telegraph 5.11.11

Revellers Urged: Hold Fire On Chinese Lanterns Sky News 19.6.11

Chinese lanterns Tranquillity masks a threat BBC 13.9.10

Call for ban on Chinese lanterns BBC 16.7.10

Balloon Releases

Children want a ban on balloon danger -Wales

Say No To Sky Lantern & Balloon Release In Wales. Petition Here! ( They Strangle Marine Animals)

UK beaches blighted by balloons and discarded bags of dog poo

Balloon and Flying Lantern Litter – Keep Scotland Tidy

Balloon releases: pollution factsheet

How Long Does it take a Latex Balloon to Degrade?

Chinese (sky) lanterns via the RSPCA


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