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% of adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are…

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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Alabama 17% 12% 28% 33% 9% < 1% 229
Alaska 16% 18% 26% 31% 8% 2% 160
Arizona 14% 18% 28% 26% 14% < 1% 353
Arkansas 14% 14% 27% 36% 9% 1% 155
California 16% 17% 30% 28% 8% 1% 2,156
Colorado 12% 19% 32% 28% 8% 1% 279
Connecticut 16% 11% 30% 31% 10% 1% 249
Delaware 17% 9% 27% 33% 13% 1% 181
District of Columbia 8% 25% 33% 23% 9% 1% 216
Florida 16% 13% 27% 30% 13% 2% 1,118
Georgia 21% 14% 30% 28% 6% 1% 528
Hawaii 18% 12% 24% 36% 8% 2% 203
Idaho 17% 17% 21% 35% 9% < 1% 168
Illinois 16% 13% 30% 28% 11% 1% 755
Indiana 16% 18% 28% 28% 8% 1% 335
Iowa 20% 16% 24% 28% 12% 1% 188
Kansas 17% 20% 21% 31% 8% 2% 150
Kentucky 15% 20% 28% 26% 11% < 1% 192
Louisiana 17% 18% 29% 23% 12% < 1% 227
Maine 14% 15% 26% 33% 11% 2% 185
Maryland 14% 17% 32% 28% 9% < 1% 408
Massachusetts 15% 17% 30% 27% 10% 1% 452
Michigan 13% 17% 27% 32% 10% 1% 532
Minnesota 17% 16% 29% 28% 10% < 1% 337
Mississippi 16% 19% 31% 26% 6% 2% 147
Missouri 15% 15% 23% 35% 11% < 1% 333
Montana 11% 25% 31% 27% 6% < 1% 129
Nebraska 22% 17% 25% 25% 9% 1% 154
Nevada 16% 17% 25% 31% 9% 2% 158
New Hampshire 16% 11% 27% 34% 12% < 1% 201
New Jersey 13% 13% 34% 30% 8% 2% 537
New Mexico 16% 20% 26% 28% 9% < 1% 166
New York 14% 15% 27% 31% 11% 1% 1,235
North Carolina 14% 16% 31% 30% 10% 1% 563
North Dakota 18% 17% 28% 27% 7% 4% 158
Ohio 15% 16% 27% 31% 9% 1% 593
Oklahoma 15% 15% 31% 28% 9% 2% 191
Oregon 10% 15% 32% 33% 10% 1% 247
Pennsylvania 17% 14% 25% 32% 12% 1% 770
Rhode Island 9% 12% 31% 36% 11% 1% 200
South Carolina 20% 10% 30% 30% 9% 1% 259
South Dakota 14% 25% 20% 31% 9% 1% 149
Tennessee 17% 17% 23% 34% 9% 1% 314
Texas 17% 20% 30% 24% 8% 1% 1,375
Utah 18% 24% 22% 28% 8% < 1% 155
Vermont 15% 13% 24% 37% 11% 1% 211
Virginia 15% 20% 29% 29% 7% < 1% 503
Washington 15% 16% 30% 30% 8% 1% 465
West Virginia 8% 16% 30% 39% 7% < 1% 127
Wisconsin 16% 15% 28% 30% 11% 1% 338
Wyoming 12% 22% 28% 26% 10% 2% 111

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