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

% of the Unaffiliated 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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Alaska 16% 82% 2% < 1% 100
Arizona 34% 63% 2% 1% 164
California 26% 70% 3% 2% 1,042
Colorado 27% 67% 1% 6% 143
Florida 29% 66% 2% 3% 446
Georgia 17% 78% 2% 3% 151
Illinois 26% 69% 3% 2% 256
Indiana 25% 71% 1% 2% 147
Maryland 21% 73% 1% 5% 143
Massachusetts 21% 76% < 1% 2% 209
Michigan 27% 63% 5% 5% 207
Minnesota 24% 70% 4% 2% 101
Missouri 40% 57% 2% 1% 130
New Jersey 27% 69% 2% 3% 148
New York 21% 74% 2% 3% 470
North Carolina 32% 64% 1% 3% 181
Ohio 41% 55% 2% 3% 203
Oregon 22% 70% 2% 5% 142
Pennsylvania 24% 71% 2% 3% 243
Texas 27% 67% 3% 3% 423
Vermont 15% 83% < 1% 2% 120
Virginia 30% 65% 4% 1% 171
Washington 17% 80% 3% 1% 226
Wisconsin 25% 71% 2% 2% 136

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