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Questions - Keystone XL Pipeline - January 19-20, 2012

59% Say Creating New Jobs More Important Than Protecting Environment
56% Favor Building Keystone Pipeline, Think It’s Good for Economy
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted January 19-20, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports



1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about a major oil pipeline planned to run from Canada to Texas?


2* Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose, or strongly oppose building the Keystone XL pipeline?


3* If the Keystone XL pipeline is built, will that be good for the U.S. economy, bad for the U.S. economy, or have no impact on the economy?

4* Which is more likely to create more jobs – building the Keystone XL pipeline or cutting payroll taxes and extending unemployment benefits?

5* Generally speaking, is it more important to create new jobs or protect the environment?


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