Reactions to the Keystone pipeline project

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The American public is firmly behind the keystone pipeline, seeing plenty of upside in potential jobs and limited environmental downside. Nearly six in 10 saying the U.S. goverment should approve the project. The wide acceptance of the pipeline is rooted in the fact that 83 percent believe it wil create a significnat number of jobs. Nearly half think it will not cause significant damage to the environment.

Poll Questions

Q: Thinking about the Obama presidency that started in 2009, how much progress do you think has been made in making the United States more energy independent?

Q: If Romney had been president since 2009 instead of Obama, do you think the U.S. would have made more progress or less progress toward energy independence, or do you think things would be about the same as they are now?

Q: How closely are you following the news about the proposed building of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry oil from Canada to Texas?

Q: From what you know and have read, do you think the U.S. government should or should not approve the building of this pipeline?

No opinion

Q: From what you have heard or read, do you think the Keystone pipeline would or would not create a significant number of jobs?

No opinion

Q: From what you have heard or read, do you think the Keystone pipeline would or would not significantly damage the environment?

No opinion

 
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