Views about environmental regulation among men by state (2014) Switch to: State among men 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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Alabama 56% 38% 3% 4% 256
Alaska 45% 49% 2% 4% 152
Arizona 43% 53% 2% 3% 352
Arkansas 53% 44% 2% 1% 163
California 36% 59% 3% 2% 1,868
Colorado 43% 49% 3% 4% 283
Connecticut 36% 63% 1% < 1% 190
Delaware 30% 56% 9% 5% 127
District of Columbia 23% 72% 1% 4% 146
Florida 42% 53% 2% 2% 1,051
Georgia 38% 58% 2% 2% 469
Hawaii 29% 67% < 1% 4% 161
Idaho 49% 47% 2% 1% 155
Illinois 37% 59% 2% 2% 656
Indiana 49% 48% 2% 2% 330
Iowa 40% 54% 4% 2% 175
Kansas 44% 48% 5% 3% 171
Kentucky 51% 46% 2% 1% 210
Louisiana 48% 46% 3% 3% 231
Maine 40% 53% 3% 4% 136
Maryland 38% 58% 2% 3% 325
Massachusetts 35% 62% 2% 1% 348
Michigan 39% 53% 3% 5% 477
Minnesota 40% 55% 2% 2% 273
Mississippi 51% 44% 3% 2% 153
Missouri 46% 49% 3% 2% 324
Montana 63% 34% 1% 2% 174
Nebraska 49% 41% 4% 7% 154
Nevada 46% 48% 4% 3% 183
New Hampshire 34% 64% 1% 1% 142
New Jersey 35% 60% 2% 4% 426
New Mexico 45% 49% 3% 3% 153
New York 31% 64% 2% 3% 878
North Carolina 43% 52% 3% 2% 509
North Dakota 53% 42% 2% 2% 191
Ohio 47% 49% 3% 1% 533
Oklahoma 51% 44% 3% 2% 194
Oregon 35% 56% 4% 4% 207
Pennsylvania 47% 49% 3% 1% 633
Rhode Island 31% 61% 5% 4% 143
South Carolina 47% 49% 2% 2% 226
South Dakota 56% 40% 1% 3% 155
Tennessee 56% 39% 1% 3% 337
Texas 41% 54% 2% 2% 1,325
Utah 44% 48% 6% 2% 172
Vermont 24% 71% 2% 3% 162
Virginia 42% 53% 4% 1% 465
Washington 30% 64% 3% 3% 344
West Virginia 65% 28% 3% 4% 150
Wisconsin 44% 54% 2% 1% 311
Wyoming 59% 35% 4% 2% 165

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