The Gulf Oil Spill: Lessons for Public Policy

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October 6, 2011
Cato Institute
by Richard L. Gordon  
Posted in Commentary

"The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the ensuing political firestorm brought to the fore some longstanding problems associated with the regulation of commercial activities of all kinds on federal lands. Unfortunately, those problems are not resolvable as long as the lands are governed by federal agents." [executive summary -- full paper available in HTML or as PDF download] (10/06/11)  

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