Do you think it is ok to pollute a stream if it is on private property?
I'm having a "discussion" with some redneck woman who says she washes her pickup truck in a local creek. She even goes as far as draining the oil into it when she does oil changes. She thinks this perfectly ok because it's on private land.
- PercyqtedLv 77 months agoFavorite Answer
Old Indian proverb: Never drink downstream from camp.
The stream may be on private property but t doesn't stay on private property. Have a word with your local park rangers or whoever controls watercourses.
- BettyLv 77 months ago
It is certainly not ok....if it was my property and caught her,I'd have her for trespassing...
- The DevilLv 77 months ago
If you're terribly bothered by that and she's so hardheaded, report her to the EPA. You've never seen a government agency act so quickly. Private property? All you ever own is the right to be taxed.
- Anonymous7 months ago
Flies will love it.
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- pianomanLv 77 months ago
No it's not ok because that stream flows into public waterways. If it was a pond on her property that would be ok.
- Free AdviceLv 67 months ago
No that creek is on your property it flows into lakes, streams, and tributaries
- jimanddottaylorLv 77 months ago
A lot of people read this as though she changes the oil while parked in the middle of the stream. I expect it is really that she changes her oil somewhere else (her garage) and dumps the used oil in the stream to get rid of it. Not very nice, but not B.S.
- BillLv 77 months ago
BS. No one drives into a stream to change their oil.
- PearlLv 77 months ago
probably not, unless its on her property
- Jeff DLv 77 months ago
Washing the truck isn't that big of a deal, it's just soap and water (and dirt). The motor oil is more serious, but the typical redneck only changes their oil once every 2 years. Are you sure she isn't trolling you?