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The results of a new bipartisan poll show that public support for renewable energy continues to be strong in the Rocky Mountain region.

For the second year in a row, registered voters in the Western U.S. states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and Montana prefer that renewable energy projects - rather than nuclear or fossil-fuel plants - be developed in their states, the poll found. In addition, 56% of those surveyed said that environmentally sensitive public lands should be permanently protected from oil and gas drilling.

The poll was conducted by Republican pollster Lori Weigel of Public Opinion Strategies and Democratic pollster Dave Metz of Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz and Associates of 2,400 register voters in Western U.S. states (400 registered voters each in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and Montana).

The full survey results can be viewed here.


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