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NIMBY

A derogatory term; an acronym for “not in my backyard.” It is intended to convey the sense that people are generally in favor of socially desirable programs such as half-way houses for felons, or unsavory but largely necessary uses such as waste disposal sites, as long as they are located in or near someone else's neighborhood.

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Put another way, every community has a NIMBY sleeper cell potential of residents and activists who are ready to mobilize opposition to any project.
This paper provides an opportunity to examine aspects of NIMBY that are seldom brought to light in the literature, namely the connection between urban quality of life and the debate about risks or environmental stress due to proximity.
This paper seeks to understand NIMBY disputes as a contracting problem where developers and communities struggle to reach an agreement to site a waste facility.
Their seemingly oppos ing stance to the policies, in fact, may be a pretext of their NIMBY mentality, regardless of, or even in spite of, their otherwise open and more accommodating attitudes on other social issues.
The Japanese government has created a sophisticated compensation scheme for NIMBY conflicts.
8221; Lastly the producer said: “Do not miss the opportunity to see the advanced screening of The NIMBY Experience and a chance to meet the whole team.
Most often it seems that NIMBY activists are simply in it to win it.
Our sense is that as wind development happens on a wider scale, you are inevitably going to run into more NIMBY opposition, particularly in some regions.
NIMBY groups can author email, Facebook and Twitter messages to a network of personal contacts in the community.
Nownow didn't appreciate the raised tempers and perjorative language in the debate: "The use of such buzz words as NIMBY helps no one and sets the situation up for a battle royal.
THE NIMBY (not-in-my-back-yard) attitude is widespread in Cyprus.
Bill Allayaud, director of the state's Sierra Club chapter, takes issue with the CBIA claim that "rampant NIMBY lawsuits" filed under provisions of the environmental act have stalled development.