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

% of the Unaffiliated 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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Boston Metro Area 20% 76% 1% 2% 153
Chicago Metro Area 22% 72% 4% 1% 170
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 24% 72% 2% 2% 103
Houston Metro Area 33% 65% 2% < 1% 102
Los Angeles Metro Area 22% 76% 2% 1% 275
Miami Metro Area 23% 76% 1% 1% 100
New York City Metro Area 18% 77% 2% 4% 388
Philadelphia Metro Area 25% 71% 2% 3% 151
San Francisco Metro Area 22% 73% 4% 1% 188
Seattle Metro Area 15% 83% 1% < 1% 118
Washington, DC Metro Area 22% 72% 3% 3% 232

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