Poll reveals Americans are dissatisfied with state of environment for first time in 18 years

Americans’ dissatisfaction with the quality of the environment is at an all-time high, Gallup reported Monday.

In a poll of 1,024 Americans conducted last month, 45 percent said they were satisfied with “the quality of the environment in the nation,” while 52 percent said they were dissatisfied. This is the lowest level of satisfaction and the highest level of dissatisfaction in Gallup’s 18-year trend.

It’s also the first time more than half of Americans were dissatisfied.


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Jonathan Young