The Michigan Fracking Ban Amendment
did not make the November 6, 2012
statewide ballot in Michigan
as an initiated constitutional amendment
. If enacted this measure would have prohibited the use of horizontal hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," in Michigan. The measure was sponsored by the Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Michigan signature requirements
In order to place the measure on the November 2012 ballot supporters were required to collect a minimum of 322,609 valid signatures by July 9, 2012.