How will the federal government protect nuclear safety with an anti-regulation administration?
Donald Trump and his team have been having difficulties adapting to the White House. (SAUL LOEB/AFP)

How will the federal government protect nuclear safety in an anti-regulatory climate?

By William J. Kinsella, Professor, Department of Communication, North Carolina State University. Highly radioactive used nuclear fuel stored underwater at Unit 2, Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant, Southport, North Carolina. NRC/Flickr, CC BY The Trump administration and congressional Republicans have undertaken a wide-ranging effort to shrink the federal government’s regulatory footprint. Much attention has focused on high-profile…