The Mount Graham Environmental Conflict: Property Rules and the Public Policy Process Under Stress

The absolutist nature of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 encourages uneven enforcement, lengthy litigation and rent seeking in the public policy process. An analysis of the Mt. Graham International Observatory siting conflict reflects all three types of behavior by interested parties.


Issue Date:
Aug 09 1992
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/271389
Language:
English
Total Pages:
18




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