Saint Index 2011: NIMBY Attitudes Stronger Than Ever

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SAINT INDEX 2011: AMERICANS SAY BEST LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT IS ‘NONE’ — Even though 69 percent of Americans said the recession has made them more likely to support a local commercial project, nearly eight of 10 American adults don’t want new development in their hometown, the survey found.
Seventy-nine percent of Americans say their hometown is fine the way it is or already over- developed — the highest level in six years of Saint Index surveys. The feeling is even stronger among suburban residents, where 86 percent do not want new development in their community.

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