Media Telebriefing: New Poll Reveals Strong Support for Cleaner Gasoline and Vehicles

American Lung Association hosts telebriefing to release public views of stricter standards on gasoline and vehicle emissions

Washington, D.C. (January 23, 2013)


WHAT: The American Lung Association is releasing a new, nationwide bipartisan survey examining public views of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) setting stricter standards on gasoline and tighter emissions standards for light duty vehicles.  The results show a majority of voters across the country supports strengthening standards that limit sulfur in gasoline, which will reduce pollution from cars, trucks and SUVs, protect public health and create jobs by encouraging innovation.

The American Lung Association will host a telebriefing to reveal public opinion on this issue and to discuss upcoming regulatory activity relevant to the new data.

WHO:
Paul Billings, Senior Vice President, American Lung Association
Andrew Baumann, Vice President, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research
Lori Weigel, Partner, Public Opinion Strategies

WHEN: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 11 a.m. ET

RSVP: For dial-in information, or more information, contact Mary Havell McGinty, mary.havell@lung.org; 202-715-3459.

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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.