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Will Shale Oil Set Us Free?

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Voters still consider alternative energy sources a better long-term investment, but most also continue to believe environmentally-friendly development of shale oil resources can make this country energy independent. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on October 6-7, 2015 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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