QUESTION: Balloon protests in Rotterdam?

question / pregunta: 

a comrade just brought your awesome resource to my attention, and I'm hoping you might be able to help me find out about a political action I heard about, but haven't been able to find any documentation of.

I heard that some time ago there was a plan to spray pesticides from planes over Rotterdam in the Netherlands, but people protested against it by putting up so many balloons that the planes could not fly. I understand that aerial spraying has since been banned in Rotterdam. I learned about this from an online comment here, but have found no other reference to this event:

Could you tell me if this action really did occur, and where I might find newspaper articles, pictures, or any other documentation about it?

I'm a disabled, anti-toxics activist in the San Francisco Bay Area. I'm largely housebound due to pesticide poisoning, and am working to inform the community about the dangers of pesticides, and actions that have been taken to prevent their application.

Thanx so much for any help you might send my way.

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