Views about environmental regulation among adults in Generation X by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults in Generation X 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 51% 46% 1% 2% 107
Arizona 38% 56% 2% 4% 127
California 31% 62% 3% 4% 762
Colorado 32% 64% 2% 2% 134
Florida 39% 58% 1% 1% 389
Georgia 37% 59% 2% 2% 208
Illinois 34% 63% 3% < 1% 270
Indiana 44% 54% 1% 1% 134
Kentucky 49% 45% 4% 2% 100
Louisiana 40% 54% 4% 2% 108
Maryland 30% 68% 1% 1% 156
Massachusetts 27% 67% 2% 5% 167
Michigan 39% 54% 4% 2% 183
Minnesota 32% 65% 2% 1% 128
Missouri 47% 48% 3% 2% 120
New Jersey 17% 76% 2% 4% 188
New York 30% 65% 3% 3% 378
North Carolina 37% 59% 1% 3% 210
Ohio 42% 54% 3% 1% 212
Pennsylvania 44% 53% 2% 2% 275
South Carolina 40% 57% 3% 1% 109
Tennessee 54% 41% 3% 2% 122
Texas 37% 58% 3% 2% 585
Virginia 34% 62% 2% 2% 193
Washington 26% 69% 2% 2% 155
Wisconsin 37% 59% 2% 1% 120

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