Fracking as a Community Issue in Michigan
14 Pages Posted: 7 Jun 2014
Date Written: June 4, 2014
This report presents the opinions of Michigan local government leaders on issues in their communities related to the process of extracting natural gas through high-volume hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling of underground shale deposits, also known as “fracking.” The findings in this report are based on a statewide survey of local government leaders in the Fall 2013 wave of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS).
Keywords: hydraulic fracturing, fracking, energy, environment, local government
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