Americans Want the EPA to Set Stricter Soot Health Standards

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

As the December 14, 2012, deadline approaches for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue updated health standards for fine particle pollution (soot), the American Lung Association is releasing polling results that examine public views on updating the standards and whether now is the right time to issue them. The results show that American voters support setting stronger fine particle standards to protect public health.