Views about environmental regulation among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults with a household income of less than $30,000 by views about environmental protection

% of adults with a household income of less than $30,000 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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Alabama 43% 48% 4% 5% 150
Arizona 35% 54% 4% 7% 173
Arkansas 44% 51% 1% 3% 106
California 35% 58% 2% 5% 941
Florida 40% 54% 1% 4% 523
Georgia 40% 53% 2% 5% 263
Illinois 41% 56% 1% 2% 324
Indiana 39% 57% 3% 2% 186
Kentucky 55% 39% 3% 4% 153
Louisiana 43% 52% 1% 4% 157
Massachusetts 31% 60% 4% 5% 141
Michigan 39% 54% 2% 5% 283
Minnesota 44% 51% 3% 2% 108
Mississippi 40% 48% 6% 6% 109
Missouri 45% 53% 2% 1% 191
New Jersey 37% 56% 1% 5% 170
New York 34% 60% 2% 4% 469
North Carolina 38% 54% 3% 6% 264
Ohio 38% 55% 4% 3% 353
Oklahoma 33% 61% 2% 4% 119
Oregon 43% 50% 1% 5% 110
Pennsylvania 44% 52% 1% 2% 357
South Carolina 45% 51% 2% 2% 134
Tennessee 39% 52% 3% 7% 179
Texas 39% 54% 2% 5% 706
Virginia 39% 59% 1% 1% 146
Washington 30% 63% 4% 4% 184
West Virginia 48% 39% 5% 8% 104
Wisconsin 45% 51% 2% 2% 141

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