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Generation Gap in Attitudes
Toward the Environment

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The 59 percent majority of Americans think “stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost,” according to a Pew Research Center survey. Only 34 percent say laws and regulations “cost too many jobs and hurt the economy.” Young adults are most likely to support environmental regulation.

Environmental regulations are worth the cost

Aged 18 to 29: 70%
Aged 30 to 49: 63%
Aged 50 to 64: 53%
Aged 65-plus: 47%

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Sluggish Home Building Costs Economy $300 Billion

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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10 U.S. Cities Where Solar Energy Could Take Off

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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Scott Lowe Joins Dansons

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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