Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q24a. Hydraulic fracturing operations 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 fracking. (Excluding jurisdictions which report being completely unfamiliar with hydraulic fracturing)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Hydraulic fracturing operations 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 fracking. (Excluding jurisdictions which report being completely unfamiliar with hydraulic fracturing) A Great Deal of Authority 22% 14% 23% 19% 16%
Some Authority 54% 50% 56% 46% 50%
No Authority 21% 30% 20% 31% 28%
Don't Know 4% 6% 1% 4% 5%
*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
Hydraulic fracturing operations 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 fracking. (Excluding jurisdictions which report being completely unfamiliar with hydraulic fracturing) A Great Deal of Authority 16% 16% 14% 21% 20% 16%
Some Authority 47% 51% 60% 51% 52% 50%
No Authority 32% 27% 25% 26% 26% 28%
Don't Know 6% 6% 1% 2% 3% 5%
*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
Hydraulic fracturing operations 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 fracking. (Excluding jurisdictions which report being completely unfamiliar with hydraulic fracturing) A Great Deal of Authority 13% 20% 14% 16% 17% 17% 16%
Some Authority 51% 48% 48% 51% 52% 53% 50%
No Authority 31% 29% 35% 24% 25% 26% 28%
Don't Know 4% 3% 3% 10% 5% 4% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.