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Questions - Oil Dependence - March 31-April 1, 2011

Americans See Cut in Foreign Oil Dependence As Unlikely
50% Favor Drilling in ANWR to Reduce Foreign Oil Dependence
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted March 31-Apil 1, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* President Obama called for a one-third reduction in the amount of foreign oil America uses by the year 2025. How likely is it that America will reduce its dependence on foreign oil by one-third by 2025?

 

  2* What’s more likely to reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil –free market competition or government subsidies and regulations?

 

  3* What is more important, reducing the price of gasoline or reducing America’s   dependence on foreign oil?

 

  4* Should the United States produce more domestic oil by allowing drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?

 

   5* Should the United States produce more domestic oil by allowing increased production of shale oil in the Continental United States?

 

  6* Should the United States cut back on its energy use by returning all major   highway speed limits to a 55 miles per hour speed limit?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence