A recent fishing trip to the ocean waters off Palm Beach brought to mind something that has been a problem for years: there’s plenty of garbage in the Atlantic off the coast of South Florida.
In addition to seeing bits of plastic, cardboard bait boxes and drink containers drifting in a line of sargasso weed south of Lake Worth Inlet, where we were trolling for dolphin, my son and I recovered four party balloons found drifting on the surface.
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