Voters support stronger EPA rules on power plant pollution and want their local utility companies to prioritize clean energy over fossil fuels. Voters support the EPA’s proposed new power plant pollution rules by a 65%-24% margin after reading a brief description of them. 76% of voters disapprove of utility companies using money collected from consumers’ bills to fund political activities like lobbying. By a 59%-33% margin, voters say that their local utility company should prioritize clean energy like wind and solar over fossil fuel energy like coal, oil, and gas. 54% of voters say that their local utility company should support the EPA’s proposed new power plant pollution rules.
Poll: Voters Support the EPA’s Proposed Rules on Coal- and Gas-Fired Power Plants