Trump's EPA Moves To Roll Back Regulations On Radiation Exposure, Mercury Emissions

Oct 3, 2018

The EPA is moving to weaken regulations on radiation exposure. This comes after the Trump administration also proposed weakening rules on mercury emissions, which come from coal-burning power plants. Last month, the administration rolled back restrictions on methane emissions from oil and gas drilling.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd talks with Timothy Cama (@Timothy_Cama), energy and environment reporter for The Hill, about some of the environmental regulation rollbacks made since President Trump took office.

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