Trump Administration’s Fossil Fuel Regulation Rollbacks

Even as a candidate, President Trump stated that he wanted to loosen up regulations that he believes stifle economic growth. One area he is rolling back regulations in is in the energy sector—including fossil fuel regulation rollbacks—and environmentalists are not pleased.  Alex Barron, an assistant professor of Environmental Science at Smith College who worked in the Environmental Protection Agency under the Obama Administration, joined Carolee McGrath in the studio to explain why he’s opposed to these changes.