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reactors in the backgroundChristine Sypnowich was interviewed for the program The Philosopher's Zone, on Australian Radio (ABC), on "Backyard Ethics".  From the description of the episode: 

Suppose a new hospital or drug rehabilitation centre needs to be built. If you’re a NIMBY, then you’ll be fine with the project—as long as it doesn’t take place in your vicinity, or affect your property value. NIMBYism is often touted as the scourge of suburbia, and the 'not in my back yard' ethos attracts charges of selfishness and hypocrisy. But maybe there’s more to NIMBYism than meets the eye.

Click on Backyard Ethics to listen to the show.