Michael `t Sas-Rolfes
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is about to destroy 6 tons of confiscated ivory. But does the destruction of ivory stockpiles really help the cause?
Bryan Preston reports that the federal government is ordering private contractors to close campgrounds and the like on federal lands even where such properties do not re
The death this week of Ronald Coase, one of the world's most-cited economists, comes at a time when there is lively debate about the very issue he raised: why neither markets nor government are panaceas.
Shawn Regan, Charlotte Huus-Henriksen
As PERC’s Rick Stroup often says, “Efficiency has no constituency,” and that’s certainly true of environmental policy. The federal government is replete with inefficiencies resulting from overlapping, redundant, and wasteful spending programs.
PERC senior fellow Randy Simmons writing on the sequester as an exercise in the Washington Monument strategy.
At a time when there’s a spotlight on America’s richest 1%, a look at the country’s 310 Indian reservations—where many of America’s poorest 1% live—can be more enlightening.
If you sue a federal agency and win, the US government will cover your attorney's fees and other litigation expenses.
Matching the size of government to the size of the problem
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.