Journal of Environmental Law & Litigation : Vol. 21, No. 1, p. 047-066 : The Death of Rangeland Reform
This Article examines the lessons of public choice theory in the context of rangeland reform. Part I briefly surveys public choice theory. Part II explores Babbittâs initial proposal to reform public land grazing. From the apogee of his initial proposal, Part III traces the erosion of his reform efforts. Part IV then discusses legal and judicial challenges to Babbittâs regulations. Part V proceeds to examine the second Bush administrationâs efforts to revoke rangeland reform, while Part VI applies public choice theory to the death of rangeland reform.