Fair compensation and the boomtown problem [report]

M. O'Hare
1976 unpublished
Rapid development of energy facilities in small communities imposes social costs on local populations while serving nation-wide interests. The social pathologies arising from construction of energy facilities in rural locations have created an "energy boomtown problem" that has been widely recognized.' Both proposed and current solutions to the problem include prevention of localized costs brought about by better facility siting practices 2 and state or federal planning * Associate Professor of
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doi:10.2172/5254098 fatcat:mergpfeznrgabfj3wyolw3tvia