Allowing price to ration water may be a bitter political pill to swallow, but it makes economic and environmental sense. Writing at The Conversation, Randy Simmons lends insight into California's water crisis.
In the Wall Street Journal, Gary Libecap and Robert Glennon discuss the West's outdated water laws. A policy overhaul, they argue, would allow efficient water markets and reward conservation.
Thursday marks the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act. No doubt, the billions spent on the act have improved overall water quality.
Orange County RegisterJuly 18, 1999 CLAY LANDRYCopyright 1999 The Orange County Register
Environmental Protection MagazineMarch 1999 Harnessing Markets to Improve Water Quality: Using a free-market approach can save money and reduce pollution
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Savannah Morning NewsMay 19, 1996 Georgia's Groundwater: Own It or Lose It By Terry L. Andersonand Pamela S. Snyder
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