Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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% 40% 7% 4% 148
Arizona 35% 58% 2% 5% 129
California 42% 53% 2% 2% 732
Florida 43% 51% 3% 3% 479
Georgia 36% 58% 2% 4% 240
Illinois 46% 51% 2% 1% 310
Indiana 46% 52% 1% 1% 167
Kentucky 51% 41% 5% 3% 127
Louisiana 46% 47% 2% 6% 119
Maryland 33% 64% 1% 2% 161
Massachusetts 39% 54% 2% 5% 158
Michigan 43% 50% 4% 3% 224
Minnesota 31% 60% 3% 7% 132
Missouri 47% 48% 2% 3% 161
New Jersey 37% 58% 2% 3% 223
New York 35% 60% 2% 4% 445
North Carolina 38% 53% 6% 3% 218
Ohio 47% 49% 2% 1% 275
Oklahoma 43% 50% 5% 2% 113
Pennsylvania 48% 48% 1% 3% 308
South Carolina 48% 47% < 1% 5% 118
Tennessee 52% 43% 1% 4% 148
Texas 41% 53% 3% 3% 544
Virginia 43% 55% 1% 1% 161
Washington 34% 60% 3% 3% 140
Wisconsin 35% 60% 1% 4% 133

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