Perverse Effects of the Endangered Species Act

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Monday, November 10, 2014

The Endangered Species Act, signed by President Nixon, was designed to protect American wildlife. How well does current ESA enforcement preserve habitat? On the John Batchelor show, Terry Anderson talks about how the ESA has affected spotted owls, bald eagles, silver grayling, and wolves.

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The John Batchelor Show
Terry Anderson is a senior fellow at PERC and the former President and Executive Director of PERC as well as the John and Jean De Nault Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He believes that market approaches can be both economically sound and environmentally sensitive. His research helped launch the idea of free market...
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