Public opinion and communications research

Answer: Favorable

Impression of Nearby Plant, U.S. Nuclear Power Plant Neighbors, Summer 2015

“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?” (%)

Source: Bisconti Research, Inc. survey of nuclear power plant neighbors for the Nuclear Energy Institute. Landline and cell phone interviews with 1,080 randomly sampled adults in the 10-mile radius of the 60 national plant sites, households with electric company employees excluded; margin of error is plus or minus three percentage points.

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