Too often, strict liability deters people from taking steps to improve environmental outcomes.
To attack APR's property rights — or to use state resources to formally rebuke the good-faith efforts of a law-abiding conservation organization — is to undermine the property rights of everyone.
When Congress makes environmental decisions the outcome will likely reflect more consensus and compromise than when the executive branch decides.
Reducing forest fire risks requires market incentives and free enterprise.
The government-shutdown circus highlights how recreation fees can be a vital part of running parks.
The next interior secretary should continue efforts to restructure the department.