Overcome NIMBY Opposition: Managing the Politics of Permitting
- Published: Thursday, 16 May 2013 15:18
Overcome NIMBY Opposition: Managing the Politics of Permitting – By: Darden Copeland, managing partner, Calvert Street Group
As facility developers seek to permit a new site or expansion, the Not In My Back Yard (NIMBY) crowd can derail the best-laid plans. This presentation will highlight public relations techniques such as: pre-empting negative information; sharing positive information; handling angry constituents; managing elected officials; press management; strategic sponsorships/events.
Using case studies we’ll explore how effective outreach brings supporters to the table and overcomes opposition to a frac sand processing facility.