Global to local: Connecting global oil markets to local considerations

Global to local: Connecting global oil markets to local considerations

A study of the oil industry’s impact on Utah’s Uintah Basin resulted in a list of best practices that apply to planning and city management in oil country. by Kyle Slaughter and Paul Moberly

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The future of coal: Applying scenario planning to a critical issue

The future of coal: Applying scenario planning to a critical issue

Utah Rural Planning Group conducts a study of the future of coal, using scenario planning. by Mike Hansen and Kyle Slaughter

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Solar Power Expands Across the West: Potential Development Impacts and How to Respond

Solar Power Expands Across the West: Potential Development Impacts and How to Respond

The article highlights common impacts encountered in regulating utility-scale solar power facilities and solutions. by Scott Harmstead, AICP

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From Maps to Megawatts – A GIS-based renewable energy opportunity analysis for Arizona

From Maps to Megawatts – A GIS-based renewable energy opportunity analysis for Arizona

In the West, most investment in renewables is occurring in wind and solar projects. by Mark Apel and Melanie Colavito

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From Wood to Wing: Opportunities to build an advanced biofuels industry in the Pacific Northwest utilizing its timber-based assets

From Wood to Wing: Opportunities to build an advanced biofuels industry in the Pacific Northwest utilizing its timber-based assets

A new opportunity is being explored for utilizing the Northwest’s forest residuals and remaining timber-based assets to produce renewable liquid biofuels. by Dr. Tamara Laninga, AICP, Scott Millman and Kenzie Payn

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