The New York Times, June 21, 2001
The New York Times/CBS News Poll
Public Appraisal of Bush Policies
Should we protect the environment even if it means paying higher prices for electricity and gasoline?
YES: 57 percent, NO: 36 percent
Should increasing the production of petroleum, coal and natural gas be a priority, or should over conservation?
YES: 21 percent, NO: 68 percent.
(Sidebar to New York Times story on poll about Bush presidential performance)