Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2013 Data Tables

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Q12b. We're interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines in jurisdictions across the state now or in the last few years. Whether or not your community currently has any wind turbines, to what degree would you say road construction, use, damage, etc. has been encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report wind turbines have not been discussed at all)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Whether or not your community currently has any wind turbines, to what degree would you say road construction, use, damage, etc. has been encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report wind turbines have not been discussed at all) Significantly Encouraging 0% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Somewhat Encouraging 5% 4% 0% 3% 3%
Mixed Encouraging and Discouraging 36% 23% 23% 31% 25%
Somewhat Discouraging 3% 19% 13% 10% 16%
Significantly Discouraging 10% 9% 6% 10% 9%
Not a Factor 32% 24% 43% 21% 26%
Don't Know 15% 19% 15% 23% 19%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Whether or not your community currently has any wind turbines, to what degree would you say road construction, use, damage, etc. has been encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report wind turbines have not been discussed at all) Significantly Encouraging 3% 0% 0% 0% 2% 1%
Somewhat Encouraging 4% 4% 2% 2% 2% 3%
Mixed Encouraging and Discouraging 30% 25% 13% 19% 18% 25%
Somewhat Discouraging 19% 18% 12% 10% 4% 16%
Significantly Discouraging 10% 8% 10% 5% 6% 9%
Not a Factor 20% 25% 31% 44% 42% 26%
Don't Know 15% 19% 32% 20% 26% 19%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
Whether or not your community currently has any wind turbines, to what degree would you say road construction, use, damage, etc. has been encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report wind turbines have not been discussed at all) Significantly Encouraging 1% 0% 2% 2% 1% 1% 1%
Somewhat Encouraging 4% 3% 3% 5% 2% 2% 3%
Mixed Encouraging and Discouraging 32% 27% 22% 31% 15% 20% 25%
Somewhat Discouraging 11% 17% 15% 22% 18% 13% 16%
Significantly Discouraging 5% 6% 10% 12% 7% 11% 9%
Not a Factor 29% 28% 27% 15% 32% 32% 26%
Don't Know 17% 18% 21% 14% 25% 22% 19%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.