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The initial letters of the words “not in my back yard,” signifying resistance to proposals to establish an unsightly or distasteful industry or development, such as a halfway house for recovering drug addicts or a dump site, in the neighborhood. This resistance is often politically significant, so legislators and public health officials are obliged to take the sentiments seriously.

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