Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants by state (2014) Switch to: State among Mainline Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Mainline Protestants who say…

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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California 38% 57% 3% 3% 452
Florida 37% 58% 2% 3% 338
Georgia 35% 62% 1% 1% 146
Illinois 40% 56% 3% 2% 241
Indiana 41% 52% 4% 2% 119
Iowa 36% 60% 2% 3% 102
Maryland 48% 47% 3% 1% 128
Michigan 46% 46% 4% 5% 185
Minnesota 32% 65% < 1% 2% 172
Missouri 32% 64% 3% 1% 118
New Jersey 23% 72% 3% 2% 124
New York 34% 62% 2% 1% 256
North Carolina 32% 64% 2% 3% 231
North Dakota 45% 49% 4% 2% 105
Ohio 41% 54% 3% 2% 226
Pennsylvania 44% 51% 2% 3% 344
Tennessee 43% 52% 4% < 1% 103
Texas 38% 55% 4% 3% 391
Virginia 34% 62% 2% 2% 185
Washington 27% 73% < 1% < 1% 108
Wisconsin 42% 56% < 1% 3% 126

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