NEW JERSEYANS AND THE ENVIRONMENT PART 2B – TOXIC WASTE: PUBLIC RESPONSE TO THE SITING OF TOXIC WASTE FACILITIES – NIMBY, COMMUNITY INCENTIVES AND OPPOSITION TACTICS

Posted at 12:01 am September 7, 1987, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

While slightly fewer New Jersey residents would oppose the building of a toxic waste treatment plant in their community than was the case one year ago, a clear majority would continue to oppose such a facility. Moreover, possible incentives people could be offered–such as financial compensation, health and safety assurances, or an increase in community services–make little difference in their reported willingness to house such a facility.

 

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