Generational cohort among adults in the Northeast by views about environmental protection (2014) Switch to: Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Northeast by generational group

% of adults in the Northeast who are…

Views about environmental regulationYounger MillennialOlder MillennialGeneration XBaby BoomerSilentGreatestSample size
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy12%12%25%35%13%1%2,008
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost15%14%28%31%10%1%4,040
Neither/both equally6%9%30%33%16%6%137
Don't know10%11%27%25%21%6%175
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