Daniel L. Fort is an adjunct scholar with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. He has over 18 years of experience in environmental issues in both industry and government.

By Daniel L. Fort

Politics before Progress: How to Kill Regulatory Improvement

Michigan Senator Carl Levin's efforts to improve the way federal regulations are issued have been stymied by political wrangling. State and local regulatory reform could help Levin's sensible reforms pass at the federal level. … more

The Injustice of Environmental Justice

The Environmental Protection Agency's latest edict on "environmental justice" discriminates against poor minorities by discouraging industries from bringing good-paying new jobs to the disadvantaged residents of inner city neighborhoods. … more

Pay Up, Michigan: Using Tax Credits to Subsidize the Sunbelt

President Clinton wants to curb "greenhouse gas" emissions by encouraging solar energy use through tax credits. Those in sunny states would enjoy blue skies and lower taxes as Michiganians went without both. … more