Views about environmental regulation among adults with a post-graduate degree by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with a post-graduate degree by views about environmental protection

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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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Arizona 34% 63% < 1% 3% 107
California 20% 76% 2% 2% 654
Florida 29% 68% 2% 1% 333
Georgia 36% 62% 1% 1% 167
Illinois 23% 73% 2% 2% 222
Maryland 20% 77% 1% 2% 167
Massachusetts 14% 82% 2% 1% 164
Michigan 26% 70% 3% 1% 144
New Jersey 25% 73% < 1% 2% 203
New York 20% 77% 2% 1% 393
North Carolina 27% 69% 2% 1% 183
Ohio 29% 66% < 1% 4% 175
Pennsylvania 27% 71% 1% 1% 237
Tennessee 36% 60% 2% 2% 117
Texas 28% 65% 3% 3% 357
Virginia 25% 70% 2% 2% 217
Washington 11% 87% 1% 1% 103

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