Views about environmental regulation among parents by state (2014) Switch to: State among parents by views about environmental protection

% of parents 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 56% 41% 1% 2% 125
Arizona 31% 65% 1% 3% 141
California 35% 59% 2% 5% 868
Colorado 39% 57% 2% 2% 150
Florida 37% 60% 1% 2% 434
Georgia 40% 59% 1% 1% 248
Illinois 40% 56% 4% 1% 300
Indiana 39% 59% 1% < 1% 152
Kentucky 53% 42% 4% 1% 106
Louisiana 49% 45% 3% 4% 128
Maryland 28% 69% 2% 1% 156
Massachusetts 33% 62% 1% 4% 163
Michigan 37% 55% 5% 3% 221
Minnesota 35% 61% < 1% 3% 140
Missouri 47% 48% 3% 2% 168
New Jersey 24% 68% 1% 6% 222
New York 30% 65% 2% 3% 402
North Carolina 40% 53% 4% 3% 228
Ohio 42% 52% 3% 3% 272
Pennsylvania 37% 58% 2% 3% 291
South Carolina 45% 50% 3% 3% 117
Tennessee 45% 48% 4% 3% 156
Texas 37% 58% 3% 3% 754
Virginia 31% 64% 2% 2% 228
Washington 33% 62% 2% 3% 157
Wisconsin 39% 60% 1% 1% 145

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