Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q17a. As far as you know, are there currently any hydraulic fracturing operations used for extracting natural gas and/or efforts to add or expand such fracking operations within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report being completely unfamiliar with hydraulic fracturing)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
As far as you know, are there currently any hydraulic fracturing operations used for extracting natural gas and/or efforts to add or expand such fracking operations within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report being completely unfamiliar with hydraulic fracturing) Currently have 20% 4% 1% 1% 4%
Efforts to add/expand 17% 7% 1% 2% 6%
No, Neither 45% 75% 95% 86% 78%
Don't Know 20% 14% 3% 10% 12%
*Respondents could select multiple response options from the list above. Therefore column totals are not intended to sum to 100% for this question.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
As far as you know, are there currently any hydraulic fracturing operations used for extracting natural gas and/or efforts to add or expand such fracking operations within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report being completely unfamiliar with hydraulic fracturing) Currently have 5% 3% 1% 8% 7% 4%
Efforts to add/expand 5% 5% 6% 9% 7% 6%
No, Neither 78% 79% 82% 74% 79% 78%
Don't Know 13% 13% 11% 10% 7% 12%
*Respondents could select multiple response options from the list above. Therefore column totals are not intended to sum to 100% for this question.

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
As far as you know, are there currently any hydraulic fracturing operations used for extracting natural gas and/or efforts to add or expand such fracking operations within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report being completely unfamiliar with hydraulic fracturing) Currently have 1% 14% 2% 3% 2% 2% 4%
Efforts to add/expand 1% 12% 6% 6% 1% 6% 6%
No, Neither 91% 59% 80% 78% 84% 83% 78%
Don't Know 7% 16% 12% 13% 13% 9% 12%
*Respondents could select multiple response options from the list above. Therefore column totals are not intended to sum to 100% for this question.