Find out how the Popular Party of Galicia (Europe) use and promt NIMBY groups for electoral puropses. By Guillem López. Read more
"A state government push for 93,000 extra dwellings to be built on the Sunshine Coast by 2031 will be challenged by the local council.
"An anonymous group of Missoula city property owners want to put a stop to the process of updating the City’s zoning regulations.
"DC United is desperate for a new stadium. No head way was made on a stadium in the District, and now the club's dreams have been summarily dashed by Prince George's County. Rumors abound that other options may present themselves, though nothing concrete has been reported. [...] NIMBY folks are everywhere, of course, and while stadiums still get built in spite of them, it certainly makes the process more difficult. While at least one councilman in the county supports talking to United, it's not necessarily a guarantee that anything will happen. Still, it's the best United fans have at the moment." By Jason. Read more
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"Federal Department of Commerce on Monday dealt a major defeat to Broadwater Energy's four-year-old plan to locate a liquefied natural gas terminal and processing plant in the middle of Long Island Sound, upholding New York state's earlier ruling disallowing the project because it would not comply with coastal projection laws.
When NIMBY interests meet infill needs the results aren't pretty. When infill meets established neighborhoods, it gets ugly as well. The problem that established neighborhoods primarily populated by relatively wealthy residents butts up against is that the neighborhood design that they are trying so desperately to protect, is not the type of neighborhood design that's conducive to a 'dense, urban environment' that they claim to be promoting. [...] This NIMBY mentality forces 'infill' into one of two areas, neither of which is ideal for residential development. The first option is to shoe-horn residents into a former business district.[...] The second option, one favored by Houston's transit authority (and their boosters), is to try and force developers to invest in blighted areas previously deemed unattractive by market forces.By Cory Corw. Read more
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