Nimbyists Grow Stronger

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January/February 2007 Electric Perspectives

Results from the 2006 Saint Index may not be surprising, but it is worth reporting that Americans are strongly opposed—and increasingly so—to several types of real-estate development projects, including biotech laboratories,landfills, power plants, quarries, and “big box” stores (like Wal-Mart). Twice as many actively oppose developmentas support it. Further, 70 percent of Americans support using tax dollars to keep land undeveloped, and 38 percent feel that “strongly.”

Nimbyists Grow Stronger

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