13 Oct '11, 5pm

New poll: 70% of Americans disapprove of Obama’s decision to block the ozone pollution standard. #cleanair

When President Obama decided to block new public health standards for ozone and smog, NRDC was pretty disappointed . Turns out we weren’t the only ones. National and battleground state polling released today by NRDC, the League of Women Voters (LWV) and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) finds that President Obama’s decision to block stronger smog protections puts him significantly out of step with Americans, including Latino and suburban women. Among the national poll’s major findings: Nationwide, 70 percent of Americans disapproved of Obama’s decision to block the ozone pollution standard while only 30 percent approved. Roughly eight out of 10 women (79 percent) overall and 71 percent of Latino women disapproved of Obama’s decision on ozone. Nearly four out of five Americans (78 percent) want the EPA to hold corporate polluters accountable for what they...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/paltman/polls_obamas_oz...

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