A PUBLIC OPINION SURVEY ON ENERGY AND ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS AND AIR POLLUTION CONTROLS. HIGHLIGHT REPORT. VOLUME XVI
This report is one of series of studies on public opinion of energy-related matters. This volume summarizes findings of questions to the public on air pollution controls. It contains two parts: an executive summary and the detailed tabulations the questions. From the questions it was concluded that: (1) 62% of the people interviewed do not regard air pollution as a serious problem where they live. (2) Motor vehicle exhausts (55%) and factories and plants (52%) are seen as the most important causes of air pollution. (3) Many people are willing to back up their commitment to less air pollution with money. (4) People are not willing to sacrifice energy for cleaner air. (5) In some cases, people are willing to change to more energy-conserving behavior rather than pay additional money to lower air pollution. (6) People show a desire to prevent the significant deterioration of air quality. (7) 94% think areas that now have clean air should be kept as clean as they are now.
- See also PB-245 828.
Opinion Research CorporationNorth Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ United States 08540
Federal Energy AdministrationOffice of Energy Conservation and Environment
Washington, DC United States 20461
- Rappeport, M
- Labaw, P
- Publication Date: 1976-1
- Pagination: 60 p.
- TRT Terms: Air quality management; Attitudes; Automobiles; Costs; Data collection; Economics; Electric power plants; Energy; Energy conservation; Exhaust gases; Industries; Legislation; Petroleum refineries; Prices; Public opinion; Regulations; Surveys; Tables (Data)
- Old TRIS Terms: Air pollution abatement; Refineries
- Subject Areas: Economics; Energy; Environment; Finance; Highways; Law; Society;
- Accession Number: 00094696
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: 25008, FEA/D-76/020
- Contract Numbers: DI-14-01-0001-1714
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: May 14 1977 12:00AM