NIMBY in Eastern India

posted by Patrick Slevin

A proposed “$6 billion” steel project is supported by the government, but locals want to protect their agrarian lifestyle.  The NIMBY syndrome transcends nations, economics, and cultures.  Where progress runs into status quo it often creates local anxieities and opposition.  The steel project reported in the Indian state of Orissa, is the fourth such project successfully opposed by local opposition. 

For more on this project go to NIMBY in Eastern India.

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