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33 Percent Favor Fracking Ban

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Friday, 13 September 2019 05:30 PM Current | Bio | Archive

Thirty-three percent (33%) of voters nationwide favor a complete ban on the oil drilling process known as fracking. A ScottRasmussen.com survey found that 41% are opposed to such a ban, 19% are not sure, and 7% have never heard of fracking.[1]

A ban on fracking is supported by 36% of Democrats, 35% of independents, and 28% of Republicans.

The survey also found that 49% mistakenly believe fracking is a new technology developed in the 21st century.

Most (59%) believe that a ban on fracking would significantly increase the cost of gas and oil in the United States.

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