nimbyism


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nimbyism

(ˈnɪmbɪˌɪzəm)
n
the practice of objecting to something that will affect one or take place in one's locality
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nimbyism

NIMBYism, nimby-ism [ˈnɪmbiɪzəm] nle "où vous voudrez mais pas chez moi" fait de s'opposer à quelque chose qui va changer son voisinage, par exemple refuser la construction d'un hôpital psychiatrique près de chez soi
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without causing anyone any harm, and the location is such that there is no nimbyism.
Woven into the backdrop of the contemporary issue of nimbyism, the story tells how Bee, still grieving the loss of her beloved great grandmother, deals with the issues life throws her way and achieves her goal by swimming (to the moon?
CAMPAIGNERS from the community action group Save Mirfield were among the delegates and speakers at a national conference held to discuss NIMBYism (not in my back yard) in the UK.
That goes for up here in the North East - but it goes even more so for sown south, where their Nimbyism is so much more highly tuned than ours.
THERE have been a lot of letters printed in the Gazette from residents lately regarding councils building new houses in their areas which they are against, they, the residents in the areas concerned say it isn't nimbyism.
I realise that there is a lot of NIMBYism out there in regard to the new line, but as Michael says, if British Industry gets the majority of the contracts and lines of communication between the main UK conurbations are improved surely the pros will outweigh the cons.
This is destructive and loudly clamouring scepticism born of vested interest, nimbyism, publicity seeking, controversialism, or sheer blinkered dogmatic political bloody-mindedness" - Energy Secretary Ed Davey attacks climate change sceptics.
Coun Henly said: "I find the objections to be just nimbyism, I suspect.
COULD I suggest to Rob McCaig that when he writes a letter ('HS2 brings out nimbyism in Berkswell', Letters, December 19), he should make an effort to understand the facts.
He said: "There's a lot of people who are in favour of reducing the deficit but then when it's something that affects them there can be a degree of fiscal nimbyism.
It was indeed interesting to read the article Don't Let NIMBYism Deter You (PC J, May 2011, p.
As an elected official, Slevin became involved in land use issues, where he confronted the "not in my backyard" attitude toward new development, or NIMBYism.