While many municipalities in the Garden State have tackled the issue on their own, a proposed law introduced recently would implement a statewide ban on the intentional release of balloons into the sky.
The non-profit organization Clean Ocean Action is encouraging Jersey Shore residents to join them in rallying against the NESE Project which proposes expanding a methane gas pipeline to New York by cutting through New Jersey.
You'll probably be disgusted when you find a bunch of cigarette butts, plastic straws, and other trash. And then you'll realize how important it is to help Clean Ocean Action collect data and get the garbage out of the sand.
How do you think you would handle it if we were to outlaw plastic straws? Would you miss straws? Could you get used to straws made of paper or metal? Do you think Jersey Shore restaurants should start asking people if they want straws?