Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q6b. In general, to what extent do you support or oppose phasing out coal-fired power plants to reduce mercury emissions in the Great Lakes region, even if the cost of electricity increases?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In general, to what extent do you support or oppose phasing out coal-fired power plants to reduce mercury emissions in the Great Lakes region, even if the cost of electricity increases? Strongly Support 11% 11% 14% 19% 12%
Somewhat Support 34% 33% 33% 32% 33%
Somewhat Oppose 24% 30% 29% 29% 29%
Strongly Oppose 19% 16% 14% 9% 15%
Don't Know 12% 11% 9% 11% 11%
*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
In general, to what extent do you support or oppose phasing out coal-fired power plants to reduce mercury emissions in the Great Lakes region, even if the cost of electricity increases? Strongly Support 14% 11% 7% 14% 17% 12%
Somewhat Support 33% 31% 39% 34% 31% 33%
Somewhat Oppose 30% 31% 30% 22% 28% 29%
Strongly Oppose 14% 15% 15% 16% 11% 15%
Don't Know 9% 12% 9% 15% 12% 11%
*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
In general, to what extent do you support or oppose phasing out coal-fired power plants to reduce mercury emissions in the Great Lakes region, even if the cost of electricity increases? Strongly Support 14% 15% 12% 10% 12% 13% 12%
Somewhat Support 30% 32% 32% 28% 35% 39% 33%
Somewhat Oppose 30% 28% 33% 34% 28% 23% 29%
Strongly Oppose 18% 17% 15% 14% 12% 12% 15%
Don't Know 8% 8% 9% 13% 12% 13% 11%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.