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Initially, people seemed enthusiastic, but then she ran into the eternal problem of waste management: NIMBY.Dirty Jobs NYC: The Heroes of Trash
April 11, 2013
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acronym for not in my back yard, 1980, American English, supposedly coined by Walter Rodgers of the American Nuclear Society.
Acronym for “Not In My Back Yard.” A term for a person who resists unwanted development, such as manufacturing plants, prisons, power companies, or chemical companies in his or her own neighborhood or town.