Metro area among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by views about environmental protection (2014) Switch to: Views about environmental regulation among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by metro area

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who are in the…

Views about environmental regulationAtlanta Metro AreaBaltimore Metro AreaBoston Metro AreaChicago Metro AreaDallas/Fort Worth Metro AreaDetroit Metro AreaHouston Metro AreaLos Angeles Metro AreaMiami Metro AreaMinneapolis/St. Paul Metro AreaNew York City Metro AreaPhiladelphia Metro AreaPhoenix Metro AreaPittsburgh Metro AreaProvidence Metro AreaRiverside, CA Metro AreaSan Diego Metro AreaSan Francisco Metro AreaSeattle Metro AreaSt. Louis Metro AreaTampa Metro AreaWashington, DC Metro AreaSample size
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy5%2%4%8%6%4%5%8%3%4%10%6%6%3%3%4%3%2%3%3%3%7%2,650
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost5%2%4%7%6%3%5%8%3%4%14%7%3%2%3%3%2%3%3%2%3%7%2,936
Neither/both equally4%1%1%7%7%3%4%13%5%3%10%7%2%< 1%1%3%4%5%5%1%2%11%150
Don't know6%2%6%3%3%9%3%10%2%4%8%5%3%4%6%2%2%3%3%2%5%8%129
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