Views about environmental regulation among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by region (2014) Switch to: Region 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…

Region 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
Sample size = 3,162. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Northeast 33% 63% 2% 3% 3,162
South 39% 55% 2% 3% 4,963
Midwest 38% 57% 2% 2% 3,368
West 35% 59% 2% 3% 3,697

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