A $100 million case against North Carolina hog farms demonstrates the critical role property rights play in protecting the environment … More
For nearly 100 years, a copper smelter near Opportunity, Montana dumped tons of toxic metals, arsenic, and lead on its … More
Around the world, many ecosystems have been altered by “invasive species”—nonnative species that migrated or were transported to a new … More
Forests have long been hotspots (pardon the pun) for environmental conflict because so much of their use is determined politically. … More
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.
Private environmental enforcement has gone far beyond traditional nuisance principles and encourages abusive litigation.