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Questions - Coal Industry - May 1-2, 2014

48% View Coal Industry Favorably
28% Are Willing To Pay Higher Utility Bills to Reduce Coal Usage
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters

Conducted May 1-2, 2014

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* How much of America’s electricity is now being produced by coal-burning power plants – 80%, 50%, 40%, 25% or less than 10%?

3* Does the federal Environmental Protection Agency have too much power over the coal industry or not enough power? Or is the level of power it has over the coal industry about right?

4* Should the United States begin to systematically phase out the use of coal-fired power plants over the next 50 years? 

5*Are you willing to pay higher utility costs to reduce America’s use of coal to generate electricity?

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