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Science and Regulatory Changes under the Trump Administration (Guest: Jay Lehr)

November 28, 2018

The Trump administration is changing the way it regulation radiation exposure and upgrades to industrial facilities in recognition of new scientific finding concerning the health and environmental impacts of regulations.

Jay Lehr, science director at The Heartland Institute, explores new findings that expose the mal-regulation of exposure to low doses of radiation that has limited access to useful medical therapies and raised the costs of nuclear energy. Lehr also discusses how changes the Trump administration is making to policies regulating industrial efficiency improvements will lower costs while enhancing environmental quality.
Author
H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D. is a Heartland senior fellow on environmental policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News.
hsburnett@heartland.org
Author
Jay Lehr, Ph.D. is the science director at The Heartland Institute.
jlehr@heartland.org