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Trump's EPA Moves To Roll Back Regulations On Radiation Exposure, Mercury Emissions06:00
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Emissions spew out of a large stack at the coal-fired Morgantown Generating Station on October 10, 2017 in Newburg, Maryland. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Emissions spew out of a large stack at the coal-fired Morgantown Generating Station on October 10, 2017 in Newburg, Maryland. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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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.

This segment aired on October 3, 2018.

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