Breaking: Vermont bans ATVs on state land

This from the Burlington Free Press:

Vermont is repealing a 2009 rule allowing use of all-terrain vehicles on state land.

Agency of Natural Resources Secretary Deb Markowitz announced the change in a news release today, citing a spring public hearing and the receipt of thousands of comments on the issue.

“I was pleased to see so many Vermonters weigh in on the issue of whether it makes sense for ATVs to ride on public land,” Markowitz said in the news release. ” After weighing the substance of the comments and concerns about the legality of the original rule we decided to move ahead on the repeal. We have also taken concrete steps to address the Vermont ATV Sportsmen’s Association legitimate need for limited connector trails across public land.”

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