Views about environmental regulation among who believe in Hell by state (2014) Switch to: State among who believe in Hell by views about environmental protection

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State Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 50% 42% 2% 6% 367
Alaska 55% 40% 2% 3% 144
Arizona 47% 48% 1% 4% 330
Arkansas 48% 48% 2% 2% 232
California 43% 52% 2% 4% 1,669
Colorado 48% 45% 3% 4% 235
Connecticut 36% 60% 1% 3% 160
Delaware 34% 53% 6% 7% 168
District of Columbia 33% 61% 3% 3% 132
Florida 45% 50% 2% 3% 1,087
Georgia 41% 54% 2% 3% 634
Hawaii 28% 67% < 1% 5% 146
Idaho 52% 45% < 1% 3% 171
Illinois 43% 53% 2% 2% 713
Indiana 50% 48% 1% 1% 417
Iowa 39% 55% 4% 2% 192
Kansas 46% 49% 2% 3% 192
Kentucky 55% 39% 2% 4% 321
Louisiana 45% 51% 2% 2% 318
Maine 42% 53% 1% 3% 123
Maryland 39% 59% 1% 1% 304
Massachusetts 40% 53% 3% 4% 231
Michigan 43% 50% 4% 4% 571
Minnesota 39% 56% 2% 3% 303
Mississippi 45% 49% 5% 2% 243
Missouri 47% 48% 2% 3% 413
Montana 66% 29% 2% 3% 149
Nebraska 47% 45% 3% 5% 191
Nevada 49% 46% 1% 5% 154
New Hampshire 35% 62% 2% < 1% 118
New Jersey 37% 57% 2% 4% 432
New Mexico 40% 52% 3% 5% 149
New York 38% 58% 1% 3% 886
North Carolina 42% 51% 3% 4% 664
North Dakota 49% 44% 3% 3% 218
Ohio 46% 48% 3% 3% 669
Oklahoma 42% 52% 2% 4% 258
Oregon 47% 48% 3% 2% 170
Pennsylvania 46% 50% 2% 2% 756
Rhode Island 35% 61% < 1% 3% 141
South Carolina 48% 48% 1% 3% 332
South Dakota 50% 50% < 1% < 1% 191
Tennessee 48% 45% 2% 4% 483
Texas 42% 53% 2% 3% 1,612
Utah 48% 45% 6% 1% 139
Virginia 42% 53% 3% 1% 503
Washington 37% 56% 4% 3% 302
West Virginia 59% 35% 4% 2% 229
Wisconsin 43% 53% 2% 2% 327
Wyoming 66% 28% 4% 2% 182

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