Whether regulation generally—and environmental regulation, in particular—imposes significant burdens on property owners and other regulated parties is sharply contested. The … More
Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it had settled a lawsuit brought by 20 states against … More
On Monday, the Supreme Court granted review in Weyerhauser v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services—a closely watched case about a federal … More
It looks increasingly likely that Congress will attempt to overhaul the Endangered Species Act next year. Rob Bishop, chairman of … More
Designating uninhabitable private land as “critical habitat” discourages private conservation with no compensating benefit for species.
The Endangered Species Act is popular, despite an abysmal recovery rate, because of survey bias, voter ignorance, and poor debate.
Recently, 18 states announced that they were challenging the Fish and Wildlife Service’s new critical habitat regulations. For decades, the … More