Items by Robert Gottlieb

The West seesaws on slowing growth
It's difficult to find a Western city where the fight between developers and controlled growth advocates is not a central issue in local politics.
This race of lemmings built power plants
Electrical utilities, water agencies, gas companies, nuclear reactor builders and multinational oil giants all share a volatile and difficult future.
Denver: Power center of the Rockies
Despite becoming the bustling hub of the West's energy boom, Denver is tied to an outside business elite, and remains a secondary center of power whose major role consists of dominating more exploited regions of the interior.
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