Views about environmental regulation among Christians by state (2014) Switch to: State among Christians 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 49% 43% 3% 5% 443
Alaska 53% 40% 3% 5% 187
Arizona 45% 49% 2% 4% 448
Arkansas 49% 46% 3% 2% 247
California 40% 53% 2% 4% 2,289
Colorado 45% 49% 2% 4% 323
Connecticut 36% 61% < 1% 3% 251
Delaware 31% 57% 5% 7% 209
District of Columbia 28% 66% 1% 5% 188
Florida 42% 53% 2% 3% 1,415
Georgia 42% 53% 2% 2% 781
Hawaii 28% 68% < 1% 3% 185
Idaho 50% 47% < 1% 3% 222
Illinois 41% 55% 2% 2% 977
Indiana 52% 44% 2% 2% 492
Iowa 39% 54% 4% 3% 261
Kansas 42% 50% 4% 5% 241
Kentucky 55% 38% 3% 5% 345
Louisiana 45% 48% 3% 4% 387
Maine 37% 58% 3% 2% 191
Maryland 38% 58% 2% 2% 433
Massachusetts 39% 53% 3% 5% 412
Michigan 42% 50% 4% 5% 717
Minnesota 39% 56% 2% 3% 433
Mississippi 44% 48% 5% 3% 269
Missouri 45% 51% 2% 3% 486
Montana 62% 33% 3% 2% 202
Nebraska 44% 49% 2% 5% 243
Nevada 47% 45% 3% 4% 207
New Hampshire 38% 60% 2% < 1% 188
New Jersey 32% 61% 2% 5% 611
New Mexico 42% 53% 2% 3% 222
New York 35% 59% 2% 3% 1,222
North Carolina 40% 52% 3% 5% 796
North Dakota 48% 44% 3% 5% 276
Ohio 44% 50% 3% 2% 863
Oklahoma 44% 50% 2% 4% 312
Oregon 47% 46% 3% 4% 244
Pennsylvania 45% 50% 2% 2% 1,037
Rhode Island 33% 63% 1% 3% 239
South Carolina 46% 48% 2% 3% 394
South Dakota 53% 44% 1% 2% 242
Tennessee 46% 48% 3% 4% 552
Texas 41% 53% 2% 4% 1,979
Utah 48% 43% 7% 2% 234
Vermont 40% 57% 1% 1% 156
Virginia 42% 54% 2% 1% 644
Washington 34% 59% 3% 4% 444
West Virginia 58% 35% 4% 3% 245
Wisconsin 44% 53% 1% 2% 439
Wyoming 61% 32% 3% 4% 225

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