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Public vs. Private Land Management: Which is Better for the Environment

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Public vs. Private Land Management: Which is Better for the Environment

Arbogast Chapter in the Property Rights Reader

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The United States is at critical point in the management of federally-owned land.  Under the guise of protecting the environment, environmental interest groups are calling for the federal government to acquire more land and to exercise stricter control over land it already owns.  If successful, this movement will result in the erosion of private property rights and individual freedom