A right to harm: How right-to-farm laws violate rural residents’ property rights and promote unsustainable farming practices

“If environmentalists fully understood the damage done by such laws, they would push not for stronger regulation but for stronger property rights. Our experience with agricultural pollution demonstrates that nothing more effectively protects the environment than does a population empowered with strong property rights.” A right to harm: How right-to-farm laws violate rural residents’ property […]

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