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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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As in Kameron Glen, NIMBYs in Fishingdale used conventional tactics to pressure local politicians to defeat the proposal.
They are Nimbys because they have worked long and hard to have their own homes and want brownfield options explored more before greenfield sites that make our countryside a bit special are dug up.
So, if we have to step back from the usual caricature of NIMBYs, just who are they?
Though it may seem counterintuitive at first, it is incredibly important to engage all stakeholders from the very beginning--including potential opponents or NIMBYs.
He said many opponents of wind turbines were Nimbys. "What do they want instead?" he asked.
Their critics in the Jewellery Quarter sound like classic nimbys. Not in my back yard is never an appropriate response to any problem.
He was effective due to Parliament and well-heeled Nimbys who wanted to end his protest.
However, to get votes so-called community politicians give their support to the nimbys and paranoids who oppose wind farms.
No doubt, if that happens, he will see the naysayers as petty, bureaucratic NIMBYs (Not in My Back Yard).
Bad luck to the NIMBYs at Cardiff pressure group Hit It For Six, who object to the renovation of Glamorgan Cricket Club, the staging of the Ashes and the ensuing economic boost in case somebody takes up their parking space for a week in three years' time.
Without mechanisms to produce effective instruments, the NIMBYs and Marauders will prevail, and government will be fatally discredited.
Carrie Dyson Seems to me that the Nimbys may have shot themselves in the foot.