Balloon near border raises privacy concerns
Updated Sat. Aug. 15 2009 5:45 PM ET
Geoff Nixon, CTV.ca News Staff
It's not often that a balloon makes people feel uncomfortable.
But the inflatable aircraft that has been floating above the St. Clair River in recent weeks, across the border from Sarnia, Ont., is no ordinary balloon.
Officially, the "balloon" is called an Aerostat. It's a Helium-inflated aircraft that looks like a flying wing, and had been floating between 150 and 300 metres above the ground in Port Huron, Mich., since the end of last month, until a storm damaged its fabric and it was taken down for repairs.
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