14 Oct '11, 4pm

Most Americans Think The Obama Administration Should Have Defended EPA's Ozone Standards

Most Americans Think The Obama Administration Should Have Defended EPA's Ozone Standards

LA Smog Image credit:Flickr, biofriendly When EPA's proposed revisions to Federal air quality (ozone) standards were delayed, my impression was that the move was led by White House political strategists and had nothing to do with what American citizens prefer. Ten (10) polls recently conducted for the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the League of Women Voters of the US (LWV), and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) corroborate these suspicions. Here are the poll highlights in aggregate, as cited by NRDC . "Nationwide, 70 percent of Americans disapproved of Obama's decision to block the ozone pollution standard while only 30 percent approved...Nearly four out of five Americans (78 percent) want the EPA to hold corporate polluters accountable for what they release into the community. Better than four out five women (83 percent) and 80 percent of La...

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