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December 11, 2016

Diligent landowner threatened with colossal fine for unpredictable accident

Accidents are inevitable. But even similar accidents are not necessarily equal. Human culpability and responsibility matter a great deal. That's why it's instinctive that a person who recklessly causes an accident and completely ignores it should endure a more severe punishment than an innocent person who strives to make things right. But those ins ...

March 11, 2010

Can environmental regulation produce wealth?

Author: Damien M. Schiff The Natural Resource Defense Council's Switchboard Blog has this account of a recent speech given by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson at the National Press Club.  In her remarks, Ms. Jackson took the opportunity to note how, in her opinion, environmental regulation is a win for environmen ...

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