Views about environmental regulation among adults in Generation X by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults in Generation X by views about environmental protection

% of adults in Generation X 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 36% 60% 1% 3% 128
Boston Metro Area 20% 76% 2% 2% 114
Chicago Metro Area 36% 61% 3% < 1% 190
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 36% 58% 6% < 1% 147
Houston Metro Area 35% 63% 1% 1% 130
Los Angeles Metro Area 26% 69% 3% 2% 241
Miami Metro Area 35% 65% < 1% < 1% 114
New York City Metro Area 23% 72% 2% 3% 386
Philadelphia Metro Area 28% 68% 5% < 1% 143
San Francisco Metro Area 30% 66% 2% 2% 106
Washington, DC Metro Area 24% 71% 3% 2% 248

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