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18 min ago | Lehigh Acres Gazette

ECWCD Rolls Out New Plan to Protect Local Environment

East County Water Control District is strengthening its efforts to improve water conservation and water quality in Lehigh Acres by implementing stricter measures to protect its preserves, lands and waterways.

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4 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Low water levels create opportunity for new access trail

Boaters at one Utah reservoir will now have an easier time accessing the water, thanks to a new access trail that was eight years in the making.

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5 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Harm reduction top of mind as ATV season starts up

Legislation around the age and training requirements for young all-terrain vehicle riders could help make recreational trail riding safer and reduce fatalities, according to Northern Health injury prevention co-ordinator Lynette Hewitt.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

Safety First: ATVs must be used with caution

West Virginia has the nation's highest rate of fatal all-terrain vehicle accidents.

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Salt Lake City Weekly

Rights & Wrong

What is it about "the rule of law" that makes it so ambiguous, especially to the far right? If you're talking about immigration reform, it's "what part of illegal don't they understand?" But if it's about federal lands, the "rule" is more about the constitutional tension between states and federal control, with the states thumbing their noses at ... (more)

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Western Wheel

Mudboggers, ATV destroy MD fields

MD of Foothills will attempt to have mischief charges laid against n a man who got his truck stuck while ripping through the baseball field at Cayley Chinook Park.

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Surfing News

Ariel Corniel joins the Naish kiteboarding team

Years of hanging out at his local beach proved educational for Ariel as he watched countless kitesurfers hone their tricks day after day, in one of the best kitesurfing locations in the world.

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Thegatewaynews.com

Loud ATV riders disrupt peace, farming in rural area of city

It not only drives us inside like prisoners in our own home, but drives off wildlife we enjoy watching and destroys wildlife habitat.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

SILive.com

Creeps burn fencing around Staten Island's new protective dunes, Parks Department says

Less than a week after the city installed fencing around protective sand dunes to keep ATV-riding teenagers off them, as much as 70 feet of the fencing was destroyed and burned in a bonfire on the beach, the Parks Department said.

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Watertown Daily Times

Snirt Run damage estimate nears $10K for one landowner

An estimate to repair damage caused by the Snirt Run to private property east of Tabolt Road was conducted over the weekend.

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East Anglian Daily Times

Felixstowe: Rescue crews attend kite surfer in difficulty off Suffolk coast

A kite surfer got into difficulty off the Suffolk coast yesterday after becoming detached from his board and was unable to return to shore.

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NBC New York

ATV Riders Destroying Dunes Installed After Sandy

The New York City Parks Department is installing fences and fixing gates along dunes on a Staten Island beach, hoping to keep out ATV riders who have been destroying the barriers put in place after Sandy.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Man says 911 center slow to respond to Audubon racing

There's another apparent example of slow response by call takers at the Orleans Parish 911 center when a man tried to report dangerous activity at Audubon Park.

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Motorcycle.com

EPA Recognizes Harmful Effects of Ethanol on Motorcycle Engines

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has publicly acknowledged the dangers that ethanol may have on motorcycle engines.

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Journal and Courier

County commissioners reject ATV ordinance

All three commissioners voted Monday against an ordinance that would have allowed off-road vehicles on the county's road, and while the proposal had its supporters, the detractors carried the day.

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The Miami Herald

Imperial Sand Dunes: paradise for just spinning wheels

When I set out for a trip to the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area, I hardly thought I would find myself with a group of Kuwaitis in the back seat of a Lexus LX470 as it slipped and slid across the sandy terrain.

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Surfing News

Airton Cozzolino claims strapless victory at the Red Bull Unfastened 2014

In the first day, eight strapless kitesurfers competed in seven-minute heats for glory, at Fontanamare Beach.

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Ellon Times

Big clean-up at Cruden Bay beach

The Big Spring Beach Clean, hosted by environmental charity Surfers Against Sewage , saw 120 community groups sign up to tidy beaches across the country.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

9-year-old swept out to sea near Mantazas Inlet; rescued by kite boarders

A 9-year-old boy was rescued from the ocean by kite boarders after he was swept from shore by strong currents about 4:30 p.m. Sunday, according to St. Johns County Fire Rescue.

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The Chronicle Herald

FARRIES: It's spring, and the horsepower options are intriguing

The smart ones have abandoned their video games and TV clickers, and are chasing fun with fast movement in fresh air: careening downhill on mountain bikes or running like the wind past flat vistas of shining water.

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