Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q14a. Wind turbines are sometimes regulated in terms of their location, height, setbacks, and so on. Please indicate whether you think the federal government should have a great deal of authority, some authority, or no authority for such decisions regarding wind turbines.

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Wind turbines are sometimes regulated in terms of their location, height, setbacks, and so on. Please indicate whether you think the federal government should have a great deal of authority, some authority, or no authority for such decisions regarding wind turbines. A Great Deal of Authority 7% 4% 7% 3% 4%
Some Authority 47% 40% 40% 47% 41%
No Authority 41% 51% 50% 48% 50%
Don't Know 6% 5% 3% 2% 4%
*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
Wind turbines are sometimes regulated in terms of their location, height, setbacks, and so on. Please indicate whether you think the federal government should have a great deal of authority, some authority, or no authority for such decisions regarding wind turbines. A Great Deal of Authority 3% 4% 2% 5% 9% 4%
Some Authority 41% 39% 45% 48% 41% 41%
No Authority 52% 50% 49% 45% 46% 50%
Don't Know 4% 6% 3% 3% 4% 4%
*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
Wind turbines are sometimes regulated in terms of their location, height, setbacks, and so on. Please indicate whether you think the federal government should have a great deal of authority, some authority, or no authority for such decisions regarding wind turbines. A Great Deal of Authority 4% 4% 2% 6% 5% 4% 4%
Some Authority 46% 36% 41% 41% 41% 43% 41%
No Authority 41% 56% 54% 49% 50% 47% 50%
Don't Know 8% 4% 2% 4% 4% 6% 4%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.