Public opinion and communications research

Answer: Favorable

Impression of Nearby Plant, U.S. Nuclear Power Plant Neighbors, Fall 2017

“Thinking of the nuclear power plant closest to where you live, would you describe your general impression of this plant and the way it has operated recently as very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable?” (%)

86 percent of plant neighbors have a favorable impression of the nearby plant and the way it has operated recently; 56 percent have a strongly favorable impression. These favorable attitudes have held steady over time.

Source: Bisconti Research, Inc.

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