30 Apr '17, 3pm

ATVs: Destroying the Climate and Environment for Fun

ATVs: Destroying the Climate and Environment for Fun

It was a strange meeting of different worlds. Two weeks ago 127 ATVs from a club in the next county tore up our roads on a "poker run" fundraiser for a local volunteer fire department. This isn't legal in our municipality and was incredibly loud and disruptive, so we called the police. Since the local police chief didn't want to arrest the local fire chief, they sent an articulate representative to apologize, sort of. Because he didn't have much to apologize for, just the use of a short stretch of Muskoka municipal road that he thought was still in his county. The law in Ontario says that Crown land is open for any use; the government, which is owned by snowmobile inventor Bombardier and sublet to the various parties in power, promotes snowmobiling and ATVing as recreation and tourism lifelines for otherwise dying communities, and lots of people up here like their motorize...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/cars/atvs-destroying-the-clima...

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