Views about environmental regulation among who do not believe in Hell by state (2014) Switch to: State among who do not 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 41% 55% 2% 2% 100
Alaska 23% 72% 2% 3% 139
Arizona 30% 65% 2% 3% 259
California 23% 71% 2% 3% 1,693
Colorado 26% 69% 1% 4% 223
Connecticut 27% 69% 1% 3% 182
Delaware 29% 66% 3% 2% 104
District of Columbia 12% 83% 2% 4% 147
Florida 29% 67% 1% 3% 771
Georgia 26% 71% 2% 1% 255
Hawaii 24% 71% 1% 4% 140
Idaho 35% 62% 3% < 1% 125
Illinois 26% 70% 2% 2% 488
Indiana 28% 69% 2% 1% 187
Iowa 29% 69% 3% < 1% 110
Louisiana 35% 58% 2% 5% 110
Maine 24% 72% 2% 3% 147
Maryland 20% 74% 2% 4% 280
Massachusetts 26% 70% 1% 3% 400
Michigan 28% 63% 3% 6% 317
Minnesota 26% 68% 3% 3% 207
Missouri 35% 63% 2% < 1% 182
Montana 44% 52% 3% 1% 137
Nevada 30% 63% 5% 2% 127
New Hampshire 25% 73% 1% 1% 149
New Jersey 26% 70% 1% 2% 360
New Mexico 32% 64% 4% < 1% 126
New York 20% 75% 3% 2% 884
North Carolina 31% 65% 2% 2% 285
Ohio 35% 62% 2% 1% 358
Oklahoma 39% 54% 4% 3% 100
Oregon 29% 64% 1% 6% 209
Pennsylvania 31% 65% 2% 2% 496
Rhode Island 13% 77% 5% 4% 132
South Carolina 33% 62% 5% < 1% 112
Tennessee 29% 65% 4% 2% 133
Texas 29% 64% 3% 3% 730
Utah 37% 59% 2% 2% 157
Vermont 10% 88% < 1% 1% 184
Virginia 28% 70% 1% 1% 300
Washington 18% 77% 2% 4% 348
Wisconsin 28% 69% 2% 2% 211
Wyoming 39% 53% 1% 6% 105

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