Internet changing way landfill siting battles are fought

The Saint ReportNews 2009, saintblog0 Comments

November 09, 2009 — Waste & Reclycling News — YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET — If landfill developers thought times were tough, just wait.

That’s because potential project opponents are more easily mobilized with information that can be gained quicker than ever thanks to the Internet, said Michael Saint, founder and CEO of the Saint Consulting Group, a firm specializing in land use politics.

“If they thought it was hard to get projects built in the past, it’s going to be harder in the future,” Saint said in a recent interview to promote a new book, “NIMBY Wars: The Politics of Land Use,” he co-authored.

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