25 Sep '11, 11am

Strong public support for EPA efforts to reduce carbon emissions

Earlier this week, the organization Small Business Majority released the results of a similar poll among its members: Despite an uncertain economy, 76 percent of small business owners support EPA in its efforts to track and eventually curtail greenhouse gas emissions. The small business survey concluded that most of the 1,257 small business owners who were polled believe that rising costs, not regulations, are making it harder to make ends meet. The poll was conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research. "Small businesses understand that to survive in this tough economy they need to innovate, and that strong energy efficiency standards will assist them in doing so by helping them save money in their own business and creating new market opportunities," said John Arensmeyer, CEO of Small Business Majority, in a statement. "Right now, helping small businesses grow and put Am...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/climate-change/2011-09-25-strong-pub...

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