Gary Libecap 11/08/2013
In the early twentieth century, L.A. purchased water rights by buying up farmland and conveying the water back to L.A. These purchases created a legacy of distrust and suspicion, as people began to view the trades as theft. Gary Libecap takes a second look at the L.A.-Owens Valley transfers.
Reed Watson 08/23/2013
Despite their ecological and economic importance, Florida’s coral reefs are teetering on the verge of collapse. Writing in Sea Technology, Reed Watson explores a market-based restoration plan to save the reefs.
Terry Anderson 05/01/2013
John Batchelor interviewed PERC president, Terry Anderson, on the upcoming stream access case in Montana.
Terry Anderson, Reed Watson 04/11/2013
Stream access is a confusing and controversial topic. PERC has waded into the stream access debate to provide a free market environmentalist perspective.
A splendid primer that covers a wide range of questions relating to drinking water including historical and ethical issues.
Terry Anderson 03/22/2013
Changes in the environment, population, and industry have created water scarcity in some areas. Terry L. Anderson the President of The Property and Environment Research Center and Gretchen W. McClain the CEO of Xylem discuss how society can meet these water challenges.
Reed Watson 03/21/2013
This podcast provides a quick overview of ecosystem services and the potential for water markets - featuring Director of Applied Programs Reed Watson and PERC Enviropreneur Alum Jamie Workman.
Outreach associate, David Currie talks with Alan Girard (Chesapeake Bay Foundation) and Joan Mulhern (Earth Justice) on the Marc Steiner Show. Together they consider the legacy of the Clean Water Act on its 40th anniversary.
Thursday marks the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act. No doubt, the billions spent on the act have improved overall water quality.