Why the federal government is reluctant to outsource park operations.
Development of energy sources is raising eminent domain issues.
Federal flood water intrudes on private property
Redevelopment agencies are thought to have abused eminent domain and violated private property rights.
If you sue a federal agency and win, the US government will cover your attorney's fees and other litigation expenses.
“Chevron Guilty of Polluting the Amazon” reported Greenpeace on its website in February. Chevron was ordered by a court in Ecuador to pay $9.5 billion in damages for injuries imposed on people and the environment in Ecuador from its oil operation.
In 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court declared greenhouse gases to be pollutants subject to regulation under the Clean Air Act. The Court’s decision in Massachusetts v.
Todd Ben-Dor, a 2010 PERC Lone Mountain Fellow, examines the U.S. ecosystems services market that requires environmental restoration to offset aquatic resource damages. As the need for mitigation banking increases, he has studied forces affecting this growing market.