Special Report

America's Least and Most Environmentally-Friendly States

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35. Missouri
> Energy generated from renewable sources in 2018: 1.2% — 5th lowest
> Energy generated from fossil fuels: 74.6% — 5th highest
> Green industry employment: 15.7% — 18th highest (total green jobs: 438,745)
> Avg. annual particle pollution (PM2.5): 9.7 ug/m3 — 14th highest
> Share of pop. with a long commute and driving alone: 31.8% — 22nd lowest
> Share of pop. carpooling and using public transit: 16.8% — 11th lowest

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34. Illinois
> Energy generated from renewable sources in 2018: 0.3% — 2nd lowest
> Energy generated from fossil fuels: 31.9% — 20th highest
> Green industry employment: 15.8% — 17th highest (total green jobs: 944,514)
> Avg. annual particle pollution (PM2.5): 11.5 ug/m3 — 2nd highest
> Share of pop. with a long commute and driving alone: 41.3% — 7th highest
> Share of pop. carpooling and using public transit: 26.1% — 8th highest

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33. Texas
> Energy generated from renewable sources in 2018: 1.2% — 6th lowest
> Energy generated from fossil fuels: 24.0% — 25th highest
> Green industry employment: 15.2% — 24th lowest (total green jobs: 1,869,243)
> Avg. annual particle pollution (PM2.5): 8.8 ug/m3 — 23rd highest
> Share of pop. with a long commute and driving alone: 38.2% — 11th highest
> Share of pop. carpooling and using public transit: 17.9% — 20th lowest

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32. New Jersey
> Energy generated from renewable sources in 2018: 2.6% — 10th lowest
> Energy generated from fossil fuels: 2.4% — 10th lowest
> Green industry employment: 14.3% — 18th lowest (total green jobs: 579,858)
> Avg. annual particle pollution (PM2.5): 9.9 ug/m3 — 11th highest
> Share of pop. with a long commute and driving alone: 42.5% — 3rd highest
> Share of pop. carpooling and using public transit: 27.5% — 6th highest

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31. Florida
> Energy generated from renewable sources in 2018: 3.2% — 16th lowest
> Energy generated from fossil fuels: 13.2% — 17th lowest
> Green industry employment: 13.7% — 14th lowest (total green jobs: 1,189,702)
> Avg. annual particle pollution (PM2.5): 8.2 ug/m3 — 24th lowest
> Share of pop. with a long commute and driving alone: 41.5% — 5th highest
> Share of pop. carpooling and using public transit: 19.3% — 25th highest

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