Environmentalists push for Delaware beach smoking ban

    On Delaware’s Fenwick Island, environmental committee members are pushing for a ban on smoking while on the beaches.

    Committee chairwoman Mary Ellen Langan cites the unwanted litter and secondhand smoke as the predominate problems the ban would address, reports Delawareonline.com.

    Fenwick Island wont be the first Delaware municipality to adopt a non-smoking police. Bethany Beach banned smoking on its beaches and boardwalks in 2008. Tobacco-free areas in Delaware’s state parks were just recently expanded as well.

    The measure will go before the town’s council in September.

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