July 3, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>The Bureau of Land Management has reversed course on a proposed moratorium on the construction of solar projects on public land.</p>
May 27, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>This article from the <em>Las Vegas Sun</em> asks whether siting two blatantly different architectural styles right next to each other is necessarily a bad thing.</p>
September 6, 2007, 10am PDT
<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>
January 25, 2007, 9am PST
<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>
October 27, 2005, 7am PDT
Construction begins on Las Vegas' new $1.8 billion Cosmopolitan Resort & Casino, a mixed-use high rise towering over 600 feet on the strip.
October 10, 2005, 5am PDT
The informal Las Vegas 'urban growth boundary' just keeps getting pushed further back.
November 30, 2004, 10am PST
Municipalities show little interest in Bureau of Land Management's program to make land available at discounted rates for affordable housing.
November 15, 2004, 10am PST
Three billion dollar project in Vegas emphasizes living spaces and other nongambling features.
July 22, 2004, 12pm PDT
A new report claims pollution from coal-burning power plants could be cutting Rocky Mountain snowfalls by as much as 50%. Without water, the success of the West could be its own undoing.
July 13, 2004, 9am PDT
Henderson's desire for a neighborhood-based development exposes the boomtown's lack of city context.
June 10, 2004, 12pm PDT
Claiming that water problems won't slow growth, Sin City bets on expansion over sustainability. Some experts think the city will come up snake-eyes.
August 23, 2003, 11am PDT
Low funding and attempts to gut environmental rules are blocking the Transportation Equity Act.
June 5, 2003, 11am PDT
A businessman proposes high-rise student housing for the Univ. of Nevada, Reno on a part of the city's oldest cemetery.
August 30, 2001, 5am PDT
The Las Vegas Monorail is the world's first free public transportation system to be funded entirely by the private sector.
August 24, 2001, 11am PDT
Las Vegas' Strip offers pedestrian-friendly areas for tourists, but residents are forced to drive.
July 19, 2001, 8am PDT
County planners are advocating land-use designations for the Las Vegas Valley that would help stem the tide of housing and commerical developments.
June 22, 2001, 9am PDT
Officials chasing federal money to onstruct a high-speed, magnetically propelled train between Las Vegas and Anaheim, California, say powerful friends in Congress are keeping their bid alive.
June 5, 2001, 11am PDT
City officials will be review several proposals during the next few weeks to determine the amount of funds the city is prepared to invest in downtown development.
March 12, 2001, 10am PST
Las Vegas City Council members and residents came out against a proposed affordable housing development citing an absence of open space.
February 8, 2001, 11am PST
Las Vegas real estate mogul pronounces his new hotel "the single most wonderful resort in the history of Las Vegas."