Tagged: Environment

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2019 Spring Q32

Do you agree or disagree that promoting environmental sustainability and the concept of "being green" are important aspects of local government leadership?

2019 Fall Q39

In your view, is climate change a very serious problem, somewhat serious, not too serious, or not a problem at all?

2019 Fall Q40a

For each level of government below, please indicate whether you think it should have a great deal of responsibility, some responsibility, or no responsibility for taking actions to address climate change.  Federal government

2019 Fall Q40b

For each level of government below, please indicate whether you think it should have a great deal of responsibility, some responsibility, or no responsibility for taking actions to address climate change.  State government

2019 Fall Q40c

For each level of government below, please indicate whether you think it should have a great deal of responsibility, some responsibility, or no responsibility for taking actions to address climate change.  Local governments

2016 Fall Q8c

Some people think that certain policy issues should be managed at the state level rather than the local level for a variety of reasons (for example, efficiency or consistency across jurisdictions). Others think local home rule is more important. In each of the following broad policy areas, how do you generally think authority should be divided between the state and local levels of government? Environment and natural resources (e.g., water, solid waste, agriculture, forestry)

2013 Fall Q4a

For the following entities, please indicate whether you think they should have a great deal of responsibility, some responsibility, or no responsibility for taking actions to protect the Great Lakes: Federal governments (The United States and Canada).

2013 Fall Q6f

In general, to what extent do you support or oppose the following possible policies or actions related to the Great Lakes: Increase coordination and role among local governments on Great Lakes management, even if it requires giving up some of your jurisdiction's decision-making power.

2013 Fall Q12c

We're interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines in jurisdictions across the state now or in the last few years. Whether or not your community currently has any wind turbines, to what degree would you say the following items have been encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines within your jurisdiction: Impact on property values

2013 Fall Q17b

As far as you know, in your area, 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?

2013 Fall Q22g

We're interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging the use of hydraulic fracturing in jurisdictions across the state now or in the last few years. Whether or not your community currently has any fracking operations, to what degree would you say the following items have been encouraging or discouraging the use of fracking within your jurisdiction: Impact on property values

2013 Fall Q4b

For the following entities, please indicate whether you think they should have a great deal of responsibility, some responsibility, or no responsibility for taking actions to protect the Great Lakes: State governments (Michigan, other states, and Canadian provinces).

2013 Fall Q6g

In general, to what extent do you support or oppose the following possible policies or actions related to the Great Lakes: Increase the cost of water for households and businesses to encourage consumers to use less water.

2013 Fall Q12d

We're interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines in jurisdictions across the state now or in the last few years. Whether or not your community currently has any wind turbines, to what degree would you say the following items have been encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines within your jurisdiction: Community organizations active on wind energy issues

2013 Fall Q18

As far as you know, in the last few years have there been any proposals that did not move forward regarding fracking operations within your jurisdiction (or in neighboring jurisdictions that may have impacted your jurisdiction)?

2013 Fall Q22h

We're interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging the use of hydraulic fracturing in jurisdictions across the state now or in the last few years. Whether or not your community currently has any fracking operations, to what degree would you say the following items have been encouraging or discouraging the use of fracking within your jurisdiction: Community organizations active on fracking issues

2013 Fall Q4c

For the following entities, please indicate whether you think they should have a great deal of responsibility, some responsibility, or no responsibility for taking actions to protect the Great Lakes: Local governments.

2013 Fall Q7a

Wind energy is becoming more common in Michigan, including the use of small wind turbines for individual homes or businesses as well as the installation of larger, utility-scale turbines, and wind farms with numerous turbines. As far as you know, in your area, are there currently any of the following kinds of wind turbines and/or efforts to add or expand them: Small, individual-use wind turbines within your jurisdiction.

2013 Fall Q12e

We're interested in factors that may be encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines in jurisdictions across the state now or in the last few years. Whether or not your community currently has any wind turbines, to what degree would you say the following items have been encouraging or discouraging the use of wind turbines within your jurisdiction: Business proposals to establish wind farms or utility-scale turbines

2013 Fall Q19

To what extent, if at all, would you say current or potential fracking within your jurisdiction is a topic of discussion, either in the community at large or within your jurisdiction's government?