Media Telebriefing: New Poll: Overwhelming Support for EPA and Stricter Air Pollution  Standards

American Lung Association to host telebriefing to release new findings on EPA, smog, jobs and air pollution control

(June 15, 2011)

WHAT: New data from a nationwide, bipartisan survey challenges assertions made by some Members of Congress and major oil and power companies regarding voter’s attitudes on air pollution, confidence in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its impact on job creation and economic recovery. The American Lung Association will host a telebriefing to reveal public opinion on these issues and to discuss upcoming legislative and regulatory activity relevant to the new data.

WHO:

Peter Iwanowicz, Assistant Vice President, American Lung Association
Mike Bocian, Principal, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research
Hans Kaiser, Vice President of Campaign and Public Affairs, Moore Information
Andrew Baumann, Senior Associate, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research

WHEN: 

Thursday, June 16, 10:30 a.m. ET
RSVP:
For dial-in information, or more information, contact Cosa Bullock, cbullock@mrss.com; 202-431-8355.

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About the American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases.  For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Guide Seal, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: www.Lung.org.