Views about environmental regulation among who do not believe in Heaven by state (2014) Switch to: State among who do not believe in Heaven 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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Alaska 25% 74% 1% < 1% 104
Arizona 27% 71% 1% 1% 161
California 20% 76% 2% 2% 1,158
Colorado 18% 78% 2% 3% 162
Connecticut 24% 71% 1% 4% 110
Florida 29% 68% 2% 1% 499
Georgia 23% 73% 2% 3% 157
Illinois 25% 71% 2% 2% 287
Indiana 23% 73% 2% 2% 107
Maine 26% 68% 2% 4% 100
Maryland 20% 77% 1% 3% 177
Massachusetts 20% 76% 1% 4% 263
Michigan 18% 76% 2% 4% 180
Minnesota 22% 74% 2% 2% 114
Missouri 37% 61% 2% < 1% 114
New Hampshire 25% 72% 2% < 1% 102
New Jersey 22% 76% 2% < 1% 209
New York 18% 77% 3% 2% 545
North Carolina 24% 74% 1% 1% 179
Ohio 34% 63% 2% 1% 194
Oregon 21% 71% 1% 7% 145
Pennsylvania 29% 69% 1% 1% 281
Texas 30% 64% 4% 3% 430
Vermont 5% 94% < 1% 1% 129
Virginia 23% 74% 2% 1% 197
Washington 19% 76% 2% 2% 235
Wisconsin 23% 72% 3% 2% 124

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