Views about environmental regulation among baby Boomers by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among baby Boomers by views about environmental protection

% of baby Boomers 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 38% 60% 2% 1% 165
Boston Metro Area 37% 57% 3% 3% 172
Chicago Metro Area 37% 59% 2% 2% 291
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 41% 55% 2% 2% 221
Detroit Metro Area 33% 57% 4% 6% 159
Houston Metro Area 44% 53% 2% 1% 163
Los Angeles Metro Area 35% 58% 3% 4% 346
Miami Metro Area 37% 59% 3% 1% 162
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 35% 59% < 1% 6% 135
New York City Metro Area 31% 63% 2% 3% 618
Philadelphia Metro Area 31% 65% 2% 1% 261
Phoenix Metro Area 56% 43% < 1% 1% 149
Pittsburgh Metro Area 43% 55% < 1% 1% 109
Providence Metro Area 34% 63% 2% 1% 155
Riverside, CA Metro Area 42% 50% 2% 6% 116
San Diego Metro Area 38% 54% 5% 3% 131
San Francisco Metro Area 19% 77% 3% 1% 181
Seattle Metro Area 31% 66% 2% 1% 122
St. Louis Metro Area 39% 60% 1% < 1% 105
Tampa Metro Area 38% 53% 2% 7% 126
Washington, DC Metro Area 30% 65% 1% 4% 310

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