Gary Libecap, 10/24/2014
In the Wall Street Journal, Gary Libecap and Robert Glennon discuss the West's outdated water laws. A policy overhaul, they argue, would allow efficient water markets and reward conservation.
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, 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?