An Ohio utility is switching to coal due to the rising price of natural gas, illustrating how sensitive fuel prices are to utilities. However, when it comes to building new plants - natural gas has the advantage due to coal's higher capital costs.
Apr 26, 2013 The Columbus Dispatch
For a state that prides itself on being a nature lovers' paradise, a growing struggle with hazardous air pollution threatens Utah's very identity. Dan Frosch examines the factors contributing to the epidemic, and some of the proposed solutions.
Feb 25, 2013 The New York Times
Induction charging, the same technology that allows you to juice up your cell phone without the need for cables, could be coming to a transit system near you. Could eliminating the need for catenary wires transform city streets?
Dec 4, 2012 Wired
Cities across America have been revitalizing their waterfronts for decades with new parks and development replacing heavy industry. But, a new breed of advocates is going one step further, and pushing for a time when people can just jump right in.
Sep 17, 2012 Salon
Matt Brian explores the incredible lengths retail property owners and local authorities are going to lure Apple Stores to their areas.
May 21, 2012 The Next Web
In another milestone demonstrating the coloring of America, the Census Bureau reported this week that 2011 saw 50.4% births of color. In addition to the ethnic make-up of the country, aging data was reported.
May 18, 2012 USA Today - Census
Not only is the Utah Transit Authority debuting two new light rail lines at the same time, they were brought in 20% under budget.
Aug 6, 2011 The Source
New TRAX light rail lines in Salt Lake City opened a year early and 20% under budget.
Aug 4, 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune
A recent bid to lease the land that houses Spiral Jetty, the iconic piece of landscape art by Robert Smithson, has raised questions about whether art on land can be owned and where the line between the two should lie.
Jul 15, 2011 Reuters
Dennis Hincamp says Logan, Utah, where he lives, has an identity crisis when it comes to development, swinging wildly between pro-growth to NIMBY. He sees this as indicative of the relative youth of many cities in the American West.
Jul 5, 2011 The Salt Lake Tribune