The greatest environmental president in history, Richard Nixon, created the EPA by Executive Order and helped make the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Endangered Species Act parts of the federal code.
Stimulus spending for green jobs is short sighted. The solar panels produced can make electricty for less, but will eventually cost more to replace.
California is criminalizing recreational behavior in the state parks, writing tickets for the likes of rafting wihtout a life jacket and a dip without a suit. The fines they collect help fill the state coffers.
A PERC Workshop with scholars presenting papers on on land use conflicts in the West and raising questions about the governing institutions.
By Marty Trillhaase JEERS ... to Idaho schools Superintendent Tom Luna. Last week he persuaded the Idaho Land Board to drain an extra $22 million from an endowment reserve account to soften the budget hit on public schools. This week, he derailed pumping more money into it.
Robert K. Fleck, F. Andrew Hanssen
The authors explore the history of eminent domain in the United Statesâ€”a history characterized by periodic public backlash.
The rise of national markets associated with national TV networks led to the expansion of federal social regulation and a simultaneous decline of federal economic regulation.