Age distribution among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy by age group

% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy who are ages…

State 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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Alabama 19% 37% 27% 17% 227
Alaska 21% 40% 28% 11% 126
Arizona 22% 30% 28% 20% 261
Arkansas 24% 30% 26% 20% 136
California 23% 32% 26% 19% 1,239
Colorado 25% 31% 28% 17% 190
Connecticut 18% 31% 31% 20% 100
Florida 15% 31% 29% 25% 756
Georgia 18% 34% 28% 21% 377
Idaho 16% 37% 26% 21% 140
Illinois 20% 34% 29% 17% 476
Indiana 18% 33% 30% 19% 279
Iowa 11% 32% 33% 24% 122
Kansas 20% 36% 29% 15% 134
Kentucky 17% 33% 32% 17% 210
Louisiana 18% 32% 32% 18% 210
Maine 7% 34% 31% 28% 100
Maryland 19% 31% 31% 20% 196
Massachusetts 21% 27% 36% 15% 193
Michigan 18% 31% 28% 23% 343
Minnesota 18% 30% 32% 20% 189
Mississippi 17% 32% 29% 22% 139
Missouri 20% 34% 26% 21% 268
Montana 13% 27% 34% 26% 166
Nebraska 11% 34% 34% 20% 132
Nevada 21% 35% 26% 17% 131
New Jersey 23% 21% 31% 25% 270
New Mexico 13% 31% 34% 22% 119
New York 20% 34% 28% 18% 574
North Carolina 21% 33% 26% 20% 385
North Dakota 22% 29% 33% 16% 153
Ohio 16% 32% 32% 20% 454
Oklahoma 20% 28% 30% 22% 168
Oregon 21% 29% 31% 20% 147
Pennsylvania 17% 33% 29% 21% 524
South Carolina 17% 32% 30% 22% 200
South Dakota 13% 35% 33% 19% 141
Tennessee 15% 40% 24% 21% 292
Texas 21% 34% 29% 16% 958
Utah 26% 42% 21% 11% 130
Virginia 18% 30% 29% 23% 316
Washington 15% 35% 28% 22% 201
West Virginia 22% 28% 29% 21% 157
Wisconsin 15% 34% 32% 18% 219
Wyoming 14% 36% 35% 15% 175

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