Montana Supreme Court Case on Stream Access

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Saturday, April 27, 2013

John Batchelor interviewed PERC president, Terry Anderson, on the upcoming stream access case in Montana.

On April 29, the Montana Supreme Court will convene at Montana State University to hear the case of Public Lands Access Association, Inc. v. The Board of County Commissioners of Madison County, et al. This hearing will afford all MSU students, whether from in-state or out-of-state, an opportunity to see our justice system in action.  The openness of our legal system is especially important in this case. The plaintiff, now calling itself the Public Lands/Water Access Association (PLWA), challenges the legality of Madison County’s resolution to permit James Kennedy, a landowner from Georgia, to attach a private wood rail fence to a bridge across the Ruby River.

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Terry Anderson is president of PERC and the John and Jean De Nault Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He believes that market approaches can be both economically sound and environmentally sensitive. His research helped launch the idea of free market environmentalism and has prompted public debate over the proper role of...
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