New report gathers opinions on fracking in Michigan
What do the people who run Michigan's towns and cities think about the prospect of high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking" in or near their communities?
A new report from the University of Michigan's Center for Local, State and Urban Policy looks into that question.
In Michigan, only a handful of communities report some type of high-volume fracking operation. It's the controversial process used to extract natural gas by drilling into shale deposits.
The center’s program director, Tom Ivacko, joined us to talk about the results.
*Listen to the interview above.