August 5, 2013

Why do environmental regulations so often benefit special interests?

By Jonathan Wood Attorney

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msQ_khFmKtU#at=232[/youtube]

Our friends at LearnLiberty.org recently released this excellent video explaining the “bootleggers and Baptists” theory of regulation and why it explains environmental regulation. This phenomenon isn’t limited to federal regulation, of course. As we recently explained, this theory also explains why California has been unable to reform CEQA.

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