Reed Watson 12/04/2013
Does the Clean Air Act prevent landowners from seeking private nuisance, negligence, or trespass remedies when an industrial plant emits noxious odors and chemicals that interfere with the use and enjoyment of nearby properties?
Laura Huggins 10/23/2013
The Endangered Species Act is expensive and ineffective in its reactive approach to conservation. Laura Huggins explores an alternative system of incentives for environmental stewardship prior to regulatory listing.
Warren Meyer 09/25/2013
Park agencies are partnering with private companies to keep parks open, well maintained, and generate a return for taxpayers.
Reed Watson 02/07/2013
Federal flood water intrudes on private property
Sierra Crane-Murdoch 11/28/2012
In this PERC Case Study, Sierra Crane-Murdoch explores the challenges facing a tribe atop the nation’s biggest oil play. While mineral owners off the reservation have earned thousands of dollars for each acre leased, most allottees within have earned only a few hundred.
Emily Wood, Annie Beckhelling 08/17/2012
By the employment of dogs, farmers and conservationists are reducing both livestock lost to predation and cheetahs lost to predator control.
Bruce Yandle 04/10/2012
As we approach Earth Day 2012, I offer a sobering proposition: The blueprints of our major air and water pollution control statutes were flawed at birth.
William Maurer 03/01/2012
Redevelopment agencies are thought to have abused eminent domain and violated private property rights.
Steven Bick 12/22/2011
Discussions of renewable energy typically focus on technologies such as solar panels, wind power, and geothermal. In one state, however, a different conversation is taking shape—one that is focusing on refining an age-old source of renewable energy: wood.