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

% of liberals 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 11% 81% 3% 5% 105
Boston Metro Area 14% 81% 2% 3% 193
Chicago Metro Area 19% 77% 2% 1% 256
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 21% 78% < 1% 1% 123
Detroit Metro Area 18% 76% 1% 4% 100
Houston Metro Area 38% 61% 1% 1% 111
Los Angeles Metro Area 17% 80% 2% 1% 331
Miami Metro Area 26% 72% 1% 2% 146
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 10% 88% < 1% 2% 102
New York City Metro Area 15% 81% 2% 2% 550
Philadelphia Metro Area 17% 82% < 1% < 1% 208
Providence Metro Area 10% 76% 5% 8% 101
San Francisco Metro Area 10% 88% 2% < 1% 218
Seattle Metro Area 6% 91% 2% 1% 124
Washington, DC Metro Area 11% 87% 1% 1% 300

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