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Local Opposition

September 10, 2020, 8am PDT
There’s more than one way to be excluded from your community.
Shelterforce Magazine
March 26, 2020, 5am PDT
The annals of local control, or, as some would say, NIMBYism, have a new chapter.
The Darien Times
February 11, 2020, 5am PST
According to this article in the New York Times, the days of development interests dominating the planning process in New York City are over.
The New York Times
January 21, 2020, 7am PST
Renewable energy, both wind and solar, takes up a lot of space in places that aren't accustomed to industrial development. Policymakers need strategies and tactics for overcoming the inherent land use challenges presented by renewable energy.
Brookings
October 19, 2019, 11am PDT
Facing a severe housing shortage, Washington, D.C. grapples with how to approach the challenges presented by local stakeholders who oppose any and all development.
WAMU
August 22, 2018, 6am PDT
One thing liberals and conservatives can both agree on: opposition to development projects.
The New York Times
November 27, 2012, 9am PST
A decade of relentless, and exhausting, opposition by those "who saw democracy being trampled in the interest of a developer whose methodology they found offensive," has taken its toll on the ranks of opponents to Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards project.
The New York Times
June 9, 2010, 2pm PDT
Typically thought of as a war to protect small businesses in communities from being swallowed up by a giant, the local opposition to Wal-Mart stores is often funded secretly by other major grocery chains.
The Wall Street Journal