Views about environmental regulation among 30-49 year olds by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among 30-49 year olds by views about environmental protection

% of 30-49 year olds who say…

Metro area Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 35% 60% 1% 3% 160
Boston Metro Area 20% 75% 3% 2% 140
Chicago Metro Area 38% 60% 2% < 1% 244
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 33% 61% 5% < 1% 186
Houston Metro Area 33% 65% 1% 1% 166
Los Angeles Metro Area 27% 69% 3% 2% 295
Miami Metro Area 33% 65% 1% 1% 141
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 26% 67% 6% 1% 112
New York City Metro Area 24% 70% 2% 4% 497
Philadelphia Metro Area 29% 64% 5% 2% 175
Phoenix Metro Area 33% 60% 1% 5% 101
Riverside, CA Metro Area 33% 63% 2% 3% 101
San Francisco Metro Area 26% 69% 2% 3% 125
Washington, DC Metro Area 22% 74% 3% 2% 327

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