A poll commissioned by EQT Corp. of registered voters found that almost 70% of respondents support increasing natural gas production, and more than half agree that ramping up production could help reduce emissions. 

The nation’s No. 1 gas producer commissioned Democrat-leaning research firm Impact Research to survey a bipartisan sample of 1,057 registered voters, as well as an additional 578 Democrat voters in early June. 

While more respondents said they would prefer to see more solar and wind generation, natural gas ranked slightly behind renewables, with 64% of those polled saying they would want to see more natural gas used as an energy source, including 60% of Democrats. 

“Americans are recognizing the tremendous impact natural gas can make in our efforts to provide...