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Questions - Nuclear Power - March 14-15, 2011

40% Still Support New Nuclear Plants In U.S., 38% Oppose
43% Are At Least Somewhat Concerned Japanese Radiation May Reach United States
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted March 14-15, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports

 

 

1* How closely have you followed news reports about the recent earthquake in Japan?

 

2* Should more nuclear power plants be built in the United States?

 

3* How concerned are you that any radiation that escapes from Japanese nuclear plants may reach the United States?

 

4* How concerned are you about the safety of nuclear power plants in the United States – very concerned, somewhat concerned, not very concerned, not at all concerned?

 

5* Is there too much government regulation of the nuclear power industry or not enough regulation, or is the level of regulation about right?

 

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