16 Aug '11, 2pm

This new poll confirms what we intituively know: Appalachians want the destruction of their mountains to stop.

Voters across Appalachia want stronger clean water protections from mountaintop removal mining: In some of the strongest and most surprising data, the poll reveals intense and broad-based support in the heart of Appalachia for fully enforcing , and even more support for increasing , clean water protections to combat the negative impacts of mountaintop removal mining. 76% Support fully enforcing / increasing Clean Water Act protections to safeguard streams, rivers, and lakes from MTR 8% Oppose fully enforcing / increasing Clean Water Act protections to safeguard streams, rivers, and lakes from MTR Christine Matthews, president of Bellwether Research & Consulting: "Fully three-fourths (75%) of Republican voters, and 68% of Tea Party supporters, in this survey support increasing Clean Water Act protections from mountaintop removal coal mining. Even in these economically stres...

Full article: http://earthjustice.org/features/campaigns/poll-strong-op...

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