This PERC Policy Series explores the underlying issues fueling conflicts such as the standoff in Oregon, as well as what might be done to resolve them. Battles such as this are the result of federal land policies that encourage conflict instead of negotiation.
Why the federal government is reluctant to outsource park operations.
Is there room for innovation in national forest management? In PERC's latest report, Robert Nelson proposes "charter forests" as a new management approach.
Holly Fretwell, Shawn Regan
Nearly half of the West is owned by the federal government. In this new report, PERC researchers find that the federal government loses money managing valuable natural resources on federal lands, while states generate financial returns.
Development of energy sources is raising eminent domain issues.
PERC's new Policy Perspective explains how the government keeps tribes from developing their natural resources.
Federal flood water intrudes on private property
Roger Meiners, Andrew Morriss
In this PERC Policy Series, Roger E. Meiners and Andrew P. Morriss argue that Rachel Carson's red flag was raised too high.
Redevelopment agencies are thought to have abused eminent domain and violated private property rights.