Poll: Water is High Priority For Bipartisan Majority of Americans News | American Clean Energy Agenda (ACEA) Public Has Major Concerns About Expanded Shale Gas Fracking for Exporting to Other Nations; Clean Water First is Clear Choice When Public Weighs Options for More U.S. Energy Production 1.7 million Americans are saying today that it is critically important that the next President embrace a truly clean energy revolution for electric power generation. (read full poll at above link) excerpts: 94 percent of Americans including 92 percent of Republicans, 87 percent of Independents, and 98 percent of Democrats want political leadership on balancing calls for more energy production in U.S. with protecting clean water and air. 86 percent of Americans want leadership on shifting from coal and nuclear energy to wind and solar. Support for this approach exists across party lines, including 72 percent of Republicans, 83 percent of Independents, and 97 percent of Democrats. 88 percent of Americans want leadership when it comes to exercising caution on exporting energy such as natural gas that could boost China and other economies, but hurt U.S. consumers by raising energy and manufacturing costs at home. Nearly identical support levels were seen here along partisan lines: 88 percent of Republicans, 86 percent of Independents, 87 percent of Democrats. 86 percent of Americans want leadership on addressing climate change and extreme weather. Relatively little partisan difference is seen on this point, with support for action coming from 75 percent of Republicans, 82 percent of Independents, and 95 percent of Democrats. 86 percent of Americans want leadership on standing up to pressure from coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear power lobbyists. 74 percent think a grassroots movement will be needed to counter the influence of energy industry lobbyists and campaign contributions on politicians in Washington, D.C.