Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q17b. 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 in neighboring jurisdictions that may impact 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 in neighboring jurisdictions that may impact your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report being completely unfamiliar with hydraulic fracturing) Currently have 20% 10% 3% 7% 9%
Efforts to add/expand 14% 11% 11% 11% 11%
No, Neither 29% 48% 66% 54% 51%
Don't Know 38% 32% 20% 29% 30%
*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 in neighboring jurisdictions that may impact your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report being completely unfamiliar with hydraulic fracturing) Currently have 10% 8% 8% 10% 9% 9%
Efforts to add/expand 9% 12% 13% 10% 14% 11%
No, Neither 49% 50% 56% 59% 48% 51%
Don't Know 33% 30% 24% 23% 29% 30%
*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 in neighboring jurisdictions that may impact your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report being completely unfamiliar with hydraulic fracturing) Currently have 0% 23% 10% 8% 4% 5% 9%
Efforts to add/expand 2% 13% 17% 9% 6% 14% 11%
No, Neither 82% 33% 44% 46% 61% 53% 51%
Don't Know 16% 33% 30% 37% 30% 28% 30%
*Respondents could select multiple response options from the list above. Therefore column totals are not intended to sum to 100% for this question.