Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about environmental protection

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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
Sample size = 199. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Atlanta Metro Area 50% 45% 1% 3% 199
Boston Metro Area 45% 52% 1% 3% 133
Chicago Metro Area 46% 52% 1% 1% 268
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 46% 50% 2% 2% 275
Detroit Metro Area 42% 53% 2% 3% 149
Houston Metro Area 51% 47% 1% 1% 177
Los Angeles Metro Area 44% 52% 3% 1% 326
Miami Metro Area 42% 52% 2% 3% 135
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 41% 56% 1% 2% 121
New York City Metro Area 39% 54% 3% 4% 457
Philadelphia Metro Area 41% 54% 4% 1% 236
Phoenix Metro Area 41% 56% 1% 2% 153
Providence Metro Area 38% 56% 5% < 1% 115
Riverside, CA Metro Area 39% 54% 2% 5% 143
San Diego Metro Area 46% 47% 4% 3% 112
San Francisco Metro Area 37% 59% 3% 1% 124
Seattle Metro Area 31% 66% 2% 1% 105
Tampa Metro Area 48% 42% 2% 9% 117
Washington, DC Metro Area 37% 58% 2% 2% 275

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