Political ideology among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost by political ideology

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

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Alabama 38% 38% 18% 7% 237
Alaska 20% 43% 33% 4% 165
Arizona 27% 37% 31% 6% 355
Arkansas 27% 47% 19% 8% 158
California 21% 35% 39% 5% 2,208
Colorado 17% 42% 37% 3% 282
Connecticut 23% 40% 33% 4% 259
Delaware 13% 45% 33% 8% 184
District of Columbia 11% 37% 46% 6% 226
Florida 27% 35% 31% 7% 1,147
Georgia 32% 37% 26% 6% 539
Hawaii 26% 44% 25% 5% 208
Idaho 24% 39% 30% 7% 172
Illinois 21% 39% 35% 5% 772
Indiana 28% 36% 27% 9% 339
Iowa 27% 38% 30% 5% 189
Kansas 26% 35% 35% 4% 150
Kentucky 33% 31% 32% 5% 198
Louisiana 42% 34% 19% 5% 227
Maine 25% 32% 42% 1% 185
Maryland 17% 40% 39% 5% 415
Massachusetts 17% 34% 45% 5% 466
Michigan 23% 35% 34% 7% 547
Minnesota 24% 33% 38% 5% 342
Mississippi 31% 40% 26% 4% 147
Missouri 29% 37% 26% 8% 337
Montana 18% 42% 36% 4% 130
Nebraska 25% 34% 34% 7% 155
Nevada 19% 44% 34% 3% 162
New Hampshire 23% 42% 30% 6% 207
New Jersey 21% 36% 35% 7% 551
New Mexico 21% 38% 36% 5% 169
New York 22% 36% 38% 4% 1,273
North Carolina 29% 37% 31% 3% 569
North Dakota 33% 35% 32% 1% 160
Ohio 26% 38% 29% 6% 602
Oklahoma 33% 39% 22% 5% 192
Oregon 17% 38% 39% 6% 247
Pennsylvania 22% 39% 32% 7% 776
Rhode Island 18% 37% 37% 8% 203
South Carolina 36% 40% 19% 5% 265
South Dakota 32% 42% 22% 4% 152
Tennessee 37% 32% 27% 4% 318
Texas 30% 38% 26% 7% 1,405
Utah 29% 37% 29% 6% 159
Vermont 22% 32% 43% 3% 213
Virginia 25% 45% 25% 6% 511
Washington 20% 34% 38% 7% 470
West Virginia 27% 34% 30% 9% 130
Wisconsin 27% 42% 28% 4% 344
Wyoming 15% 42% 34% 9% 111

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