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Questions - Coal Industry - July 14-15, 2013

38% Think Government Is Best Bet for Alternative Energy Development
Voters Like Coal Industry More Than the EPA
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted July 14-15, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of the U.S. coal industry?  

2* Is it possible to use coal for energy and still protect the environment?

3* Does the Obama Administration want to outlaw the coal industry?

4* Will new regulations on the coal industry help the economy, hurt the economy, or have no impact on the economy?

5* What will do more to meet the U.S. need for more affordable energy sources—research by private businesses seeking a profit or research by government seeking alternative energy sources?

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