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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But an industry spokesman has dismissed any concerns and labelled Clr David Sheard's views as "protectionism, nimbyism and localism gone mad".
Mr Jenkin's shrill attacks on renewable energy, with no replacements mentioned, and his clear disregard for housing needs, show all too clearly how out of touch the self-appointed mouthpieces of windy nimbyism actually are.
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.
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.
Whereas in the South-east where there is more wealth, the feared nimbyism and protection of land seems to be the driver.
The NFU has raised concerns about the government's Localism Bill, warning it could lead to Nimbyism and ultimately derail ambitions of increasing UK food production.