Monthly Archives: April 2019

Helium Shortage Inflating Cost To Businesses

Timmins Flower Shop employee Denise Chiasson fills a balloon with helium. If a worldwide shortage of helium continues very long, it could become difficult to be able to buy or sell balloons filled with it. The year-old supply problem goes … Continue reading

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‘The Cost Has Gone Up’: Worldwide Helium Shortage Impacting Party Stores

If you have an upcoming celebration and are hoping to visit a party store soon to buy balloons, you may feel a little deflated to learn some are out of helium. A worldwide helium shortage is forcing businesses to explain … Continue reading

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Helium Shortage Is Sucking The Air Out Of Balloon Stores’ Business

Businesses say not enough helium to fill demand Thinking about visiting a party store to pick up helium balloons for a birthday or anniversary celebration? You might leave a little deflated. Helium is in short supply worldwide, forcing merchants to … Continue reading

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Fracking in Arizona Could Lead To The Next Helium Boom

Trump’s “energy dominance” policy threatens Petrified Forest National Park The high desert of northern Arizona was once a tropical forest, home to large animals with sharp teeth—crocodilians, small dinosaurs, and reptiles. Freshwater sharks swam in the streams. Trees fell, animals … Continue reading

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