A lack of publicly available information about the chemical composition of fuel mined from tar sands hampers efforts to safeguard marine habitats. A new analysis recommends that officials gain a better understanding of the fuel’s environmental impacts before setting regulations.
Environmental law experts Deborah Sivas and Michael Wara discuss the future of the Environmental Protection Agency under the president-elect’s pick to head the agency, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt.
Legal historian and ethics expert Robert W. Gordon discusses potential challenges facing President-elect Donald Trump, a businessman with holdings and interests across the country and around the globe.
Protestors against the Dakota Access Pipeline have raised legal and environmental challenges against the pipeline’s construction. Stanford experts explain the current legal status of the pipeline and discuss environmental implications.