Q&A with David Gerard on mining, liability, and the Animas River spill.
How a great tax became a good one and then became, along the way, just another tax.
“No Stopping the Collapse of West Antarctic Ice Sheet” -- Science (May 16, 2014)
A look back on the PERC Enviropreneur Institute from the retiring director
The 1872 Mining Law, which governs the transfer of rights to mine gold, silver, copper, uranium and other hardrock minerals from federal lands, is the subject of continuing and sometimes rancorous controversy.
Most environmental issues involve resource conflicts. One person wants to use a river to carry away her waste products, while another one wants to swim and fish in the same stream. Often these uses conflict and collide.