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Just What Does Your State Do Best?

Just What CITY OF Apparition POPULATION: O PhD 70 Alabama Does Your State Do Best? Every state is number one in something, but some claims to fame are pretty surprising. New Jersey has the highest rate of homeowners installing solar panels. Illinois has the highest rate of gang membership!? Here's a fun, bird's eye view of state superlatives with an energy related twist: There are more species of willdlife we've noted which states have the most forward-thinking energy policies and which have the living in Alabama's most room for improvement. rivers than any other U Good Energy Policy ä Bad Energy Policy * Neutral Energy Policy state, including three kinds of mussels. Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware ulso PhD Not only is Arizona's California has the largest economy in Alaska has the Arkansas Accounts Colorado ranks #1 for A 2010 study ranked Connecticut #1 in The first state Has landscape often copper in color, they for approximately more doctoral-level highest number of suicides (23.1) per beer production, but not beer bellies. In 2010 Colorado was 46% of U.S. rice the U.S. and 8th overall well-being of (Ph.D.) scientists and 100,000 deaths. It also also leas the nation in production. largest in the world. It citizens, based on engineers, as a has the lowest state & copper production, also has the most UFO named the skinniest health, education, percentage of the population, than any other state. local tax burdens in state two years and income. making 750 thousand tons of copper a year. sightings every year the country. (6,331). running.. Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Georgia has the largest historical Idaho has the most Surprisel Illinois, not In an average year, lowa produces the Orlando attracts more Hawaii has the most The south central visitors than any other amusement park expensive electricity in the U.S., so it also recently ranked #1 as usable hot springs in California, has the Indiana area is district in the country. the nation, with about highest rate of gang the nation's leading most amount of corn destination in the It's located in 130 soakable out of membership in the producer of building of any state, and more than most country (8-11 members per 1,000 United States. Savannah which is the state most ripe for 340. limestone. chock full of 18th & solar energy whole countries. 19th century development. population.) architecture. Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan On average, Kansas At more than Louisiana produces Maine has the lowest Maryland households Massachusetts is Michigan has the produces more wheat $6 billion worth, the more than 90% of the rate of incarceration are currently the ranked by many as longest freshwater shoreline in the world. It also has the largest than any other state. underground vault at Fort Knox has the largest amount of gold stored anywhere in the world. per capita, a full 15 percent lower than domestic crawfish wealthiest in the having the most crop. More than 1,600 farmers produce crawfish in some country, with a 2009 median household leading edge energy Nearly 1/5 of all wheat grown in the U.S. is grown in KS. the next lowest state, policies in the country. number of public golf courses in the country. Minnesota. It also ranks #1 for speeding tickets. İncome of $69,272. 111,000 acres of ponds. Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire 70 The Mall of America, In 2010 Mississippi Nevada is #1 in teen New Hampshire's Kansas City has more miles of freeway per Montana Has the Nebraska produces the largest mall in the U.S., generates nearly $2 billion in had the #1 obesity State House is the largest grizzly bear population in the more commercial red pregnancies, home rate for the 5th year in a row. It also ranked capita than any meat than any other foreclosures, and meth oldest state capitol in use, but it also has more mountain ranges metro area with over lower 48 states. state. which a legislature economic revenue the most generous 1 million residents. still meets in its for the entire state. state based on than any U.S. state. original chambers. charitable donations versus income. New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma NC Leads in sweet North Dakota Grows Has more man-made lakes (200) than any Considered the best The Palace of the New York boasts the The Buckeye state biggest city in the country, by a long state in the country to go solar, the average solar household in NJ makes $5,000 a year in SREC money. just for having panels on the roof. curently ranks first In the production of Governors is oldest potato production, more sunflowers than supplying 40% of the annual US production continuously used any other state, with other state. public building in shot. The 5 boroughs 1,412,300 pounds Swiss cheese. the United States. are home to 118% of the root vegetable. harvested in 2010. more residents than the next largest metro area, Los Angeles. Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas CITY OF Apparition POPULATION: 0 OKCupid recently outed Oregon as the State Farm reports Rhode Island has the South Carolina Has South Dakota is the There are more horses Texas has the most the largest Gingko per capita in Shelby County than any Pennsylvania highest rate of home of the Dakota, windy land area in marijuana use in the farm in the world. Lakota and Nakota the U.S. and therefore most gay curious state in the country. It also has the most experiences more deer collisions than cuntry (10.3 percent) and alcohol the most potential for wind energy development. tribes, which make other county in the any other state up the Sioux Nation. United States. ghost towns. use too (63.1 percent). Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming West Virginia is tops in toothlessness. It has the highest One study recently Virgina currently Wisconsin has more Wyoming is the "gassiest" state. It has the highest usage of Utah has the highest The percentage of skilled and licensed literacy rate (94%). fastest growing job market, is the found Vermont to be boasts the best high non-religious people in Washington is the the nation's smartest school in the nation, cheesemakers than state based on 21 percentage of adults 65 and over who Thomas Jefferson highest of any state. any other state. gasoline per capita. youngest state (median age 28). different factors. High School for Science and have had all of their and has the lowest Technology in natural teeth smoking rate (9.8%) Alexandria extracted (40.5%). Primary Sources:

Just What Does Your State Do Best?

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When ranking each state’s energy policy, we looked at three key factors: how much the state is doing to encourage energy efficiency through its policies and practices, how much the state is doing to...




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