Nevada

An op-ed in the New York Times provides a firsthand account of the growing concern over water in a state that has yet to set limits on its explosive growth.
Mar 16, 2015   New York Times
<p>Various projects in Las Vegas are including environmentally-friendly elements, signaling a shift amongst the city's development community.</p>
Dec 14, 2007   E/The Environmental Magazine
<p>The seven western states dependent on the Colorado River for their water are on the verge of coming to an agreement on a management plan to ensure a steady supply of water from the increasingly stressed source. But some say the plan won't do enough.</p>
Dec 10, 2007   The Arizona Republic
<p>A Las Vegas homeowner has been convicted of killing more than 500 trees to improve his property's view of the famous Las Vegas Strip.</p>
Dec 5, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>Federal land in Las Vegas has been sold off by the government, creating a fund worth billions of dollars. The fund has been used for many public service and preservation projects in the state. But some say it opens space up for unchecked growth.</p>
Dec 3, 2007   The New York Times
<p>The New Frontier, the first themed casino in Las Vegas, was imploded to make way for a Plaza-branded luxury resort, continuing the trend of landmark-razing, price-pushing new development.</p>
Nov 14, 2007   Associated Press
<p>Officials hope that a planned extension to the airport will help move the monorail out of the red.</p>
Sep 14, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>Home to the bright lights and elaborate signage of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, may revise an ordinance to more effectively regulate the bright signs and displays that illuminate the Las Vegas Strip and other parts of the county.</p>
Sep 6, 2007   Las Vegas Sun
<p>Low water supplies are forcing changes to the growth patterns of booming Las Vegas, Nevada.</p>
Aug 22, 2007   Reuters via Environmental News Network
<p>With Lake Mead already down to two-thirds capacity, water officials in fast-growing Southern Nevada have spent over $80 million to 'encourage' residents to rip up sod and "xeriscape" their yards.</p>
Jul 20, 2007   The New York Times
<p>A highly favorable tax incentive for green building in Las Vegas could cost the city up to $50 million per year -- an unintentionally high price tag for a program few were expected to take advantage of.</p>
Jul 13, 2007   NPR