Nevada

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Nov 12, 2014   R Street Institute Press Release
<p>Residents are upset that plans for a waterfront casino in Sparks, Nevada, were not revealed to the public early enough in the planning project. Many fear that by the time a public hearing is held, the citizen voice will have no power to make changes.</p>
Feb 24, 2007   Reno Gazette-Journal
<p>In an agreement that could shape the way multi-state water sources are managed, Arizona and Nevada have formed a deal that would distribute between the states the burden of any water shortages in the Colorado River.</p>
Jan 29, 2007   The Arizona Republic
<p>A proposed regional plan in Reno, Nevada, is looking to make big steps towards increasing the area's density and environmental friendliness. But opponents are worried that a rise in density will create major infrastructure problems.</p>
Jan 25, 2007   Reno Gazette-Journal
<p>An 18 million square-foot hotel and commercial resort in Las Vegas is set to become the largest LEED-certified project in the U.S. when it opens in 2009. Other builders are expected to follow the green path in Nevada, where tax breaks are generous.</p>
Jan 25, 2007   Las Vegas Sun
<p>A local architect and developer is making plans to provide affordable homes using recycled steel shipping containers.</p>
Jan 9, 2007   In Business Las Vegas
<p>A 60s-era motel lobby is getting the star treatment from local preservationists eager to save a piece of the city's former glory.</p>
Dec 29, 2006   The Chicago Tribune
<p>EPA is expected to issue a regulation for Yucca Mountain, Nevada -- the proposed site for a massive nuclear waste repository -- that will extend one million years into the future. A universal warning sign that will last 10,000 years is selected.</p>
Nov 30, 2006   National Public Radio
<p>Kentucky Fried Chicken became the world's first logo visible from outer space by unveiling a record-breaking 87,500 square feet, updated Colonel Sanders logo in the Area 51 desert. Will cities need to begin regulating space advertising?</p>
Nov 17, 2006   Michael Castellon's Blog
<p>With development encroaching on mountains, Indian lands, and protected species' habitats, projections are that the city will run out of room to grow.</p>
Nov 15, 2006   USA Today
<p>Officials in Nevada have made plans to pump water in from a remote and untouched location near the state's border with Utah. Ranchers and environmentalists in Utah are not too happy about it.</p>
Nov 1, 2006   Salt Lake City Weekly