Economist Robert Crandall: Our best chances for regulatory reform in certain environmental areas, particularly in air pollution policy, come from the states. Probably, responsibility for environmental regulation belongs with the states anyway, and most of it ought to be returned there.103
a. What reasoning supports Crandall’s notion that responsibility for environmental regulation belongs with the states?
b. How might one reason to the contrary?
c. If the power were yours, would environmental regulation rest primarily at the state, federal, or international level? Explain.