Although the Endangered Species Act generally forbids the hunting of rare species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service can permit … More
We love federalism . . . until we don’t: committing to federalism would promote innovation, accountability, and hedge against national politics
Federalism—preserving the states’ independent policymaking role to promote innovation and democratic accountability—is a value embraced by people across the political … More
Will the President reverse national monuments?
If the President undoes a monument and successfully defends that action, it could lead to broader reform of the Antiquities Act that allows monuments and many other federal lands to be managed more effectively for both people and the environment.
What sort of federal environmental reform will we get?
Congress and the Trump administration should pursue federalism and libertarian environmentalist reforms, rather than legislating against the environment.
Will environmentalists discover federalism under Trump?
One of the possible silver linings of the incoming administration is that environmentalists may have to discover federalism. For decades, … More