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Free Market Environmentalism

Those who have most to gain from clean air, water and land are those with a stake in ownership.

Well enumerated private property rights in a free market create incentive for individuals and businesses to care for the environment. Property owners and regulators can work cooperatively on creative solutions to ecological problems if they work from the ground up, not top down. 

Reining in the EPA

Essay Acton PowerBlog

President Trump vowed to create a leaner bureaucracy by requiring agencies like the EPA to repeal two regulations for each new regulation enacted. But this is no small task considering the sheer number of regulations left behind by previous administrations.