Environmental roundup

by Walter Olson on July 22, 2013

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1 Hugo S. Cunningham 07.22.13 at 3:24 pm

>When government taking of land deprives a community association of a stream of income, is that a taking? [Ilya Shapiro and Trevor Burrus on Mariner’s Cove Townhomes Association v. U.S.;
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The libertarians raise a meritorious question. In the case of flood plains, however, taxpayer advocates might legitimately counter:

Must taxpayers also pay the imputed value of previous and prospective taxpayer subsidies, eg subsidized flood insurance, flood-control public works, and disaster relief?

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