<p>The town of Ogden, Utah, hopes to beef up its economy by promoting itself as an outdoor recreation capital. But some in the community fear that the tourism campaign may further encourage exploitation of the area's decreasingly pristine environment.</p>
Jan 19, 2007 E, The Environmental Magazine
<p>A new rail line set to break ground in Salt Lake City is getting city officials excited about the prospect of increased connectivity and transit oriented development.</p>
Jan 7, 2007 The Salt Lake Tribune
<p>A battle is brewing in Salt Lake City over a proposed skybridge over Main street that would link two shopping centers near Temple Square.</p>
Dec 15, 2006 By
<p>An ordinance has been passed in Salt Lake City, Utah, requiring builders of any commercial, condo or apartment buildings to adhere to LEED green building standards if they are funded or financed by the city.</p>
Nov 11, 2006 The Salt Lake Tribune
<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
The Mormon Church has unveiled major plans for urban renewal in Salt Lake City, recently presenting its vision for a walkable and mixed-use development complete with housing, commercial uses and public space.
Oct 5, 2006 The Salt Lake Tribune
A series of articles and reports addressing growth in the Western United States, including Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Oregon, Idaho and other states.
Sep 15, 2006 New West
With the media captivated by the landmark "Global Warming Solutions Act", a sister-bill has gone mostly unnoticed, yet will have an almost immediate impact in changing California's energy portfolio by targeting the 20% of imported, coal-based energy.
Sep 15, 2006 Capitol Weekly
Three times larger than Saudi Arabia's proven reserves, the oil shale deposits in the Western United States are already being tapped, and are expected to eventually produce 10 million barrels/day in potentially an environmentally friendly manner.
Sep 9, 2006 The San Francisco Chronicle
Population growth in scenic St. George, Utah, has officials trying to sell federal land to pay for municipal projects. Other western states may follow suit.
Jun 9, 2006 The Los Angeles Times