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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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Coun Henly said: "I find the objections to be just nimbyism, I suspect."
The attempt by Berkswell to move the deep bored tunnel (a joint proposal by Burton Green and Berkswell) in a more easterly direction has nothing to do with nimbyism. In fact it is the absolute opposite.
However, the fear or cause of NIMBYism can be alleviated only through dissemination of understandable information on an issue with its benefits and risks.
Slevin's central belief is that developers and corporations combat NIMBYism in an improper way.
Whether it's an example of well-heeled Nimbyism or not, those in the No camp have certainly got their act together, and the internet is awash with slick websites urging rejection of the plans.
We need to positively discriminate in favour of them or we will get further nimbyism."
"NIMBYism is weird only if you think about the rationally expected outcome from development," Fischel writes in his book.
Nimbyism the Not In My Back Yard syndrome is just another word for selfishness, she declared in an interview.
When a group home for mentally disabled kids is proposed or a development of affordable housing is suggested, NIMBYISM (Not In My Back Yard) rises up to move them somewhere else.
His argument that he would prefer a golf course to the hospice shows his opposition is the nastiest form of NIMBYism.
Perhaps the word NIMBYism is too mild for this disparity.
* If you have concerns about homeless facilities being built in your neighborhood, don't succumb to nimbyism. Don't think, "You can be homeless, but go be homeless somewhere else." The fact is that every community has its share of homeless people.