Views about environmental regulation among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about environmental protection

% of who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 26% 72% 1% 1% 183
Baltimore Metro Area 35% 63% 1% 1% 124
Boston Metro Area 34% 60% 1% 5% 263
Chicago Metro Area 38% 59% 3% 1% 401
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 32% 64% 1% 3% 246
Detroit Metro Area 35% 60% 1% 4% 182
Houston Metro Area 37% 59% 3% 1% 198
Los Angeles Metro Area 30% 66% 2% 3% 443
Miami Metro Area 31% 63% 2% 3% 220
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 32% 63% 4% 1% 155
New York City Metro Area 28% 68% 2% 2% 836
Philadelphia Metro Area 31% 63% 2% 4% 329
Phoenix Metro Area 46% 51% < 1% 3% 178
Pittsburgh Metro Area 37% 58% < 1% 4% 112
Providence Metro Area 22% 75% 1% 2% 180
Riverside, CA Metro Area 45% 47% 3% 5% 160
San Diego Metro Area 45% 46% 4% 5% 123
San Francisco Metro Area 29% 68% 2% 2% 223
Seattle Metro Area 20% 74% 2% 3% 142
St. Louis Metro Area 36% 63% 1% < 1% 126
Tampa Metro Area 32% 60% 1% 8% 147
Washington, DC Metro Area 30% 66% 3% 1% 366

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