Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q24c. Hydraulic fracturing operations are sometimes regulated in terms of their location, height, setbacks, and so on. Please indicate whether you think local governments 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 local governments 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 44% 64% 67% 63% 63%
Some Authority 45% 29% 30% 30% 30%
No Authority 4% 2% 2% 3% 2%
Don't Know 7% 5% 1% 3% 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
Hydraulic fracturing operations are sometimes regulated in terms of their location, height, setbacks, and so on. Please indicate whether you think local governments 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 64% 62% 68% 65% 53% 63%
Some Authority 28% 31% 28% 30% 40% 30%
No Authority 3% 2% 3% 3% 3% 2%
Don't Know 5% 5% 1% 2% 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
Hydraulic fracturing operations are sometimes regulated in terms of their location, height, setbacks, and so on. Please indicate whether you think local governments 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 66% 64% 59% 63% 62% 68% 63%
Some Authority 28% 31% 34% 26% 33% 28% 30%
No Authority 2% 2% 4% 2% 2% 1% 2%
Don't Know 4% 4% 3% 9% 4% 3% 4%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.