Views about environmental regulation among Non-Christians by state (2014) Switch to: State among Non-Christians by views about environmental protection

% of Non-Christians 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 21% 77% 2% < 1% 123
Arizona 30% 65% 2% 4% 205
California 24% 71% 3% 3% 1,408
Colorado 23% 70% 1% 5% 181
Connecticut 23% 72% 2% 3% 126
District of Columbia 13% 81% 5% 2% 115
Florida 29% 66% 2% 3% 605
Georgia 20% 76% 1% 3% 187
Hawaii 24% 68% 1% 7% 127
Illinois 26% 68% 3% 3% 349
Indiana 24% 73% 2% 2% 162
Maine 27% 67% 2% 3% 112
Maryland 19% 76% 1% 4% 211
Massachusetts 20% 77% 1% 2% 292
Michigan 26% 64% 4% 6% 265
Minnesota 22% 71% 3% 3% 130
Missouri 39% 57% 3% 1% 156
Montana 43% 54% 2% 1% 110
Nevada 28% 64% 4% 4% 107
New Hampshire 21% 75% 1% 2% 115
New Jersey 30% 66% 2% 2% 275
New York 23% 71% 2% 3% 744
North Carolina 33% 63% 2% 2% 226
Ohio 36% 59% 2% 4% 269
Oregon 23% 71% 2% 5% 175
Pennsylvania 25% 70% 2% 3% 329
South Carolina 32% 64% 3% 1% 101
Tennessee 40% 54% 2% 4% 109
Texas 27% 67% 3% 3% 556
Vermont 13% 84% < 1% 3% 150
Virginia 27% 68% 4% 1% 238
Washington 19% 77% 3% 1% 270
Wisconsin 23% 73% 3% 2% 161

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