Views about environmental regulation among democrats and Democratic leaners by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among democrats and Democratic leaners by views about environmental protection

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 20% 75% 1% 3% 224
Baltimore Metro Area 17% 80% 1% 2% 135
Boston Metro Area 16% 79% 3% 3% 286
Chicago Metro Area 24% 73% 1% 1% 450
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 23% 74% 1% 1% 262
Detroit Metro Area 25% 69% 1% 5% 190
Houston Metro Area 31% 67% 1% 1% 222
Los Angeles Metro Area 21% 76% 1% 2% 559
Miami Metro Area 24% 70% 2% 4% 258
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 14% 86% < 1% < 1% 169
New York City Metro Area 20% 75% 1% 4% 1,009
Philadelphia Metro Area 22% 74% 1% 2% 409
Phoenix Metro Area 24% 75% < 1% 1% 151
Pittsburgh Metro Area 27% 72% < 1% < 1% 126
Providence Metro Area 21% 73% 3% 3% 177
Riverside, CA Metro Area 27% 66% 1% 6% 157
San Diego Metro Area 24% 70% 3% 4% 157
San Francisco Metro Area 15% 81% 3% 2% 328
Seattle Metro Area 13% 85% 1% 1% 176
St. Louis Metro Area 28% 70% 1% 1% 135
Tampa Metro Area 19% 72% 2% 7% 150
Washington, DC Metro Area 15% 82% 1% 2% 565

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