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YOUR THREE CENTS: Do you support higher emissions and pollution standards for U.S. businesses and industry?

Americans favor setting higher emissions and pollution standards on business and imposing mandatory controls on carbon emissions.
               
Those are the results of a new Gallup poll which finds 65-percent of Americans favor setting higher emissions and pollution standards for business and industry.

63-percent support imposing mandatory controls on carbon dioxide emissions and other greenhouse gases.

The poll was conducted before  the Obama administration announced a series of proposed carbon dioxide emissions cuts for the nation's existing power plants.
               
The power plant and coal industries have reacted negatively to the proposed new rules, and politicians and political candidates from coal-producing states have been publicly critical of the potential economic effects.
               
Critics of the President's plan say it'll raise the cost of energy, and cost jobs.

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