Investigation of a Brownfield Conflict Considering the Strength of Preferences
AbstractBy employing the Graph Model for Conflict Resolution methodology, this paper models and analyzes a brownfield conflict that occurred at the Changzhou Foreign Language School in Jiangsu, China, in 2016. This conflict made national headlines when news reports revealed that a large number of students and staff suffered from health issues after the school moved to a new site that is built on recently restored land adjacent to the original “Chang Long Chemical” block. Since stakeholders in the conflict hold different strengths of preference, a new option prioritization technique is employed to elicit both crisp preferences and the strength of preferences for the decision-makers (DMs) in the conflict. The conflict analysis result is consistent with the actual trajectory of the conflict and provides strategic insights into the conflict. More specifically, equilibrium results suggest that the firm should have been required to thoroughly clean the site, the local government should not have relocated the school, and the environmental agency and other stakeholders should have closely monitored the firm’s activities. In short, strategic insights garnered from this case study indicate that positive interactions should be fostered among the local government, the enterprise, and the public to ensure sustainable brownfield land redevelopment in the future. View Full-Text
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Yu, J.; Pei, L.-L. Investigation of a Brownfield Conflict Considering the Strength of Preferences. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15, 393.
Yu J, Pei L-L. Investigation of a Brownfield Conflict Considering the Strength of Preferences. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018; 15(2):393.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yu, Jing; Pei, Ling-Ling. 2018. "Investigation of a Brownfield Conflict Considering the Strength of Preferences." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 15, no. 2: 393.
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