North Carolina has enacted House Bill 467, which should be known as the “Crony Nuisance Protection Act.” Under it any agricultural or forestry business can violate its neighbors’ property rights and avoid fully compensating its neighbors for the harm.
For three years, Utah has worked with property owners to protect prairie dogs. But a decision from the Tenth Circuit threatens to get rid of that conservation program and replace it with more conflict.
The Supreme Court is considering an important Takings Clause case on the government’s obligation to pay when it regulates away … More
Free people and free economies have repeatedly shown they’re up to the task of solving environmental problems. Earth Day should be a celebration of that fact.
Environmental permitting should supplement property rights, not destroy them.
Biased interpretations of conservation easements sacrifice long-term conservation benefits for short-term gain.
If we’re entering a period of sustained sea level rise, property owners’ rights to protect their property must be secure and they must be compensated when that right is taken from them.
In Utah prairie dog decision, the Tenth Circuit undermined cooperative conservation of the species and tore up constitutional limits on federal power.
The federal government should transfer permitting authority to states under the Clean Water Act 404 program.
[Update: The Washington Post’s Fact Checker has updated the article to acknowledge this response.] Last week, President Trump issued an … More