Voters Want EPA Punished for Toxic Spill
Voters think heads should roll following the Environmental Protection Agency’s acknowledgement that it unleashed a massive toxic waste spill in Colorado.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 51% of Likely U.S. Voters think the EPA employees involved with the spill should be fired. Thirty-five percent (35%) believe they should be formally reprimanded. Just three percent (3%) say no disciplinary action should be taken against these federal workers, while 11% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The national survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on August 13 and 16, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC . See methodology.
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