19 Apr '11, 4pm

87% of Americans Want BP's Fines Paid to Gulf States Not US Treasury As Planned, reports @treehugger's @matmcdermott

87% of Americans Want BP's Fines Paid to Gulf States Not US Treasury As Planned, reports @treehugger's @matmcdermott

photo: Deepwater Horizon Response /Creative Commons With the anniversary of the Gulf oil spill tomorrow, there's no shortage of commentary and analysis going on. On the funding restoration front: The Nature Conservancy is touting an unfortunate discrepancy between US government action and what the people would like done. According to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive 87% of Americans think fines from BP should go directly into funding restoration of lands damaged in the spill, rather than into the US Treasury generally as is planned. Furthermore, 79% of people didn't know that was the plan.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/87-percent-americ...

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