51% Think All EPA Regulations Need Congressional Approval
The Environmental Protection Agency sent a revised greenhouse gas emissions rule straight to the White House yesterday, but most voters now think regulations like this should travel through Capitol Hill first.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 51% of Likely U.S. Voters believe EPA regulations should require congressional approval before they can be implemented. That's up eight points from 43% in late December. Only 28% disagree, while nearly as many (21%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 26-27, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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