Volume 18, No.4, Winter 2000

Features

Bruce Yandle
Comments from PERC friends and acquaintances. Noting twenty years of market approaches.
The EPA muddies efforts to restore brownfields.
Terry Anderson, Donald Leal
Free market environmentalism was once consider

Perspectives

Linda Platts
Two major foundations have donated more than $12 million for the protection of private forest lands throughout northern New England and New York. This contribution represents the largest single private commitment to forest conservation in the region.
Linda Platts
This summer of devastating wildfire has left many areas vulnerable to further damage. The aftermath of erosion, runoff, and flooding can cause more harm to fish and wildlife habitat than the fire.
Linda Platts
What to do with sludge is a problem faced by many a manufacturer. And that problem has been further complicated in recent times as state and federal agencies often regulate sludge as a hazardous waste.
Linda Platts
What to do with sludge is a problem faced by many a manufacturer. And that problem has been further complicated in recent times as state and federal agencies often regulate sludge as a hazardous waste.
Linda Platts
Soybeans are as much a part of the American diet as corn on the cob, just not as obvious. From margarine and cooking oils to salad dressings and nondairy coffee creamers, soybeans have made a place for themselves.
Linda Platts
More than 270 million tires are discarded every year and that number continues to grow. The good news is that 64 percent of those tires are now being reused as flooring, fuel, automobile parts, and even playground surfaces.
Linda Platts
Protecting forest lands in developing countries often meets with strong resistance. Rather than create parks or reserves, many governments feel compelled to choose commercial development because of their urgent need for the revenues generated from logging and mining.