Fracking as a Community Issue in Michigan

14 Pages Posted: 7 Jun 2014

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Thomas M. Ivacko

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Debra Horner

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Date Written: June 4, 2014

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Ivacko, Thomas M. and Horner, Debra, Fracking as a Community Issue in Michigan (June 4, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2446525 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2446525

Thomas M. Ivacko (Contact Author)

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy ( email )

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Ann Arbor, MI 48109
United States

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Debra Horner

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy ( email )

735 South State Street, Weill Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
United States

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