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Questions - Fracking - October 6-7, 2015

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National Survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters

Conducted October 6-7, 2015
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* What is the better long-term financial investment for America: investing in renewable energy resources like solar and wind or investing in fossil fuels like coal, gas and oil?

 

2* A process known as hydraulic fracturing, sometimes called fracking, is used to drill for oil and natural gas in shale oil reserves. Do you favor or oppose the use of fracking to produce more oil and natural gas in this country?

 

3* Is it possible to develop shale oil reserves in the United States while still protecting the environment?

 

4* How likely is it that the development of shale oil reserves would end the U.S. dependence on foreign oil?

 

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