Federal “No Coral Reef Left Behind” Legislation
User Fees To Restore and Preserve Scarce Coral Reefs
Early affirmative cases call for new federal regulations designed to protect coral reefs. However, federal regulations tend to be a less than ideal approach to solving any problem. Federal legislation to improve education, for example, seems to slow reforms while add additional bureaucratic costs, delays and confusion.
There are however, market-based alternatives to proposed federal coral reef regulation.