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?
Reed Watson 02/07/2013
Federal flood water intrudes on private property
William Maurer 03/01/2012
Redevelopment agencies are thought to have abused eminent domain and violated private property rights.
Reed Watson 11/02/2011
If you sue a federal agency and win, the US government will cover your attorney's fees and other litigation expenses.
Roger Meiners 06/10/2011
“Chevron Guilty of Polluting the Amazon” reported Greenpeace on its website in February. Chevron was ordered by a court in Ecuador to pay $9.5 billion in damages for injuries imposed on people and the environment in Ecuador from its oil operation.
Jonathan Adler 02/25/2011
In 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court declared greenhouse gases to be pollutants subject to regulation under the Clean Air Act. The Court’s decision in Massachusetts v.
Lexi Feinberg 10/13/2010
Once an icon of the American west, bison are now hazed through costly government-driven efforts and killed in droves around Yellowstone National Park during the winter. Their crime: migrating outside of the park's borders onto public and private land in Montana, searching for food.
Paul Schwennesen 10/13/2010
In 1993, more than thirteen thousand cubit feet of water per second raced down the San Pedro Valley, washing away farms, drowning livestock, and destroying bridges.
PERC is not only celebrating its 30th anniversary in June, but also the arrival of Pete Geddes. We are pleased to announce the addition of Pete to the staff as Director of Development.