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.
Reed Watson, Terry Anderson 10/15/2012
In the Supreme Court of the State of MontanaSupreme Court Case No. 12-0312PUBLIC LANDS ACCESS ASSOCIATION, INC., Petitioner/Appellant,v.
Small, struggling, rural communities around the nation are struggling to meet tough EPA water quality standards that would cost them millions of dollars.
Holly Fretwell 08/01/2011
Jeff Laszlo knew that to keep the family ranch, he needed to chnage his operations. By recognizing the environmental assets on his ranch and forging partnerships with public and private funders he restored a huge wetland that now flourishes with fish, wilflife and plants. By investing in...
In Montana, enviropreneurs like Chris Corbin are creating a water market by helping owners identify and vaule their water rights and sell them.
James G. Workman 03/22/2011
Who really owns water, the matrix of life, and how much water we can own, and should have the right and ability to save and trade water we donâ€™t use with others in our system for a price we voluntarily negotiate?
With streams and rivers drying up because of over-usage, Rob Harmon has implemented an ingenious market mechanism to bring back the waterand fFarmers and beer companies find they have mutual interests.
Terry Anderson, Gary Libecap 01/17/2011
Where water markets are being allowed to work, prices reflect scarcity and trades provide incentives to conserve.
Todd Gartner, a 2007 Enviropreneur Institute alum, describes how economic incentives can be used to connect forests, water, and communities. Working with the World Resources Institute he discusses his work on two pilot projects that are connecting the buyers of ecosystem services with the sellers...