It’s time to make the Antiquities Act a thing of the past.
National park visitation is up — but so is population and the total number of parks. Putting the latest data into perspective.
As the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge debate heats up again, Shawn Regan, writing for Reason, looks at how The Aubudon Society has managed to earn mineral royalties while also protecting bird habitat.
The National Park Service already faces financial struggles, but Congress has just created seven new parks with no additional funding. Writing for The Hill, Shawn Regan explores how that impacts park managers.
Despite an $11.5 billion backlog in deferred maintenance projects, Congress would rather acquire new lands than take care of existing national parks and federal lands.
When environmental groups buy ranchers' permits, there's no need for the feds to start rustling up trouble.
Reed Watson, Peter Hill, Shawn Regan, Laura Huggins
Listen as Aaron Flint of "Voices of Montana" talks with Reed Watson, P.J. Hill, Shawn Regan, and Laura Huggins about free market environmentalism.
Imagine if the government were responsible for looking after your best interests. How well would this work? Just ask Native Americans.
Shawn Regan, Charlotte Huus-Henriksen
As PERC’s Rick Stroup often says, “Efficiency has no constituency,” and that’s certainly true of environmental policy. The federal government is replete with inefficiencies resulting from overlapping, redundant, and wasteful spending programs.