Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Silent generation by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults in the Silent generation by views about environmental protection

% of adults in the Silent generation 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 35% 54% 1% 10% 129
California 45% 45% 3% 7% 621
Florida 40% 51% 4% 5% 394
Georgia 54% 33% 2% 11% 148
Illinois 41% 54% 3% 2% 233
Indiana 54% 38% 4% 4% 118
Maryland 39% 50% 4% 7% 107
Massachusetts 28% 60% 2% 9% 116
Michigan 42% 45% 2% 12% 160
New Jersey 46% 45% 2% 6% 157
New York 31% 60% 3% 5% 374
North Carolina 44% 49% 2% 4% 187
Ohio 50% 40% 5% 5% 209
Pennsylvania 45% 48% 3% 4% 292
Tennessee 52% 39% 1% 8% 120
Texas 40% 44% 4% 12% 368
Virginia 55% 36% 6% 4% 147
Washington 33% 54% 4% 9% 105
Wisconsin 39% 56% 1% 4% 102

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