Views about environmental regulation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by views about environmental protection

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally 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 39% 60% < 1% 1% 160
Boston Metro Area 32% 63% 2% 2% 111
Chicago Metro Area 37% 60% 2% 1% 260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 32% 63% 2% 3% 196
Detroit Metro Area 38% 56% 1% 5% 103
Houston Metro Area 29% 64% 5% 2% 133
Los Angeles Metro Area 39% 56% 2% 3% 282
Miami Metro Area 34% 61% 3% 1% 122
New York City Metro Area 31% 65% 1% 3% 453
Philadelphia Metro Area 32% 63% 1% 3% 218
Phoenix Metro Area 41% 56% < 1% 3% 121
Providence Metro Area 34% 60% 5% 1% 105
Riverside, CA Metro Area 39% 58% 1% 2% 104
Washington, DC Metro Area 34% 65% < 1% < 1% 227

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