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Allen Buckley on Environment

2004 former Libertarian Senate challenger (GA)

 


Enforce responsibility regarding land, water, air & wildlife

Competitive free markets and property rights stimulate the technological innovations and behavioral changes required to protect our environment and ecosystems. Private landowners and conservation groups have a vested interest in maintaining natural resources. Governments are unaccountable for damage done to our environment and have a terrible track record when it comes to environmental protection. Protecting the environment requires a clear definition and enforcement of individual rights and responsibilities regarding resources like land, water, air, and wildlife. Where damages can be proven and quantified in a court of law, restitution to the injured parties must be required.
Source: 2016 Libertarian Party Platform, adopted in Convention , May 30, 2016

Preserve the EPA within bounds of statutory rights

Q: So you're in favor of preserving the EPA, when so many Libertarians want to completely nix it.

Allen Buckley: Yes. That's where I agree with the Democrats, about preserving the environment. I don't agree with the way that's it's being done; through Executive Order, and issuance of regulations which go beyond statutory rights to regulate.

Source: The Red & Black on 2019-20 Georgia 2-year Senate race , Feb 11, 2016

Favors a strong federal EPA

Favors a strong federal EPA.
Source: Email interview on 2004 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org , Jun 11, 2004

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