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George Lucas loses NIMBY clash over giant digital arts complex

The "Star Wars" filmmaker had hoped to build a 260,000-square-foot technology production facility about 30 minutes north of San Francisco. But neighbors didn't want the project.

By April 11, 2012

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Petition urges Lucasfilm to bring giant facility to troubled city

Advocates from Vallejo, Calif., are arguing that Lucasfilm should locate its giant new production facility there. But George Lucas' company is being coy about its plans.

By April 30, 2012

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As alternative energy grows, NIMBY turns green

With more renewable energy projects trying to come online, the country grapples with the balance between local land use and a national push for clean energy.

By November 11, 2009

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A cell phone tower in your backyard?

If you received a letter that a cell phone carrier was installing a new tower near your house, would a desire for better service trump other concerns?

By May 10, 2011

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With solar power, it's Green vs. Green

The push to create an alternative to carbon-based fuel with massive solar plants has hit an unlikely snag: environmentalists.

By January 6, 2011

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If virtual desktops great, why not used more?

Desktop virtualization skeptic calls supporters on not using VDI more prominently themselves. But from user perspective, pure VDI isn't goal--flexibility, efficiency are.

By December 27, 2010

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Deepwater doubles size of proposed U.S. wind farm

Developer of proposed farm off the coast of Rhode Island says greater scale would allow it to sell the electricity produced at a lower price.

By December 8, 2010

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Where's my 4G?

Though acquiring spectrum plays a huge part in offering 4G service, Sprint and Clearwire also have to surmount a multitude of logistical and legal barriers.

By August 20, 2010

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A reality check on Jobs' 3G network complaint

The Apple CEO said it can take years to add new cell sites in cities like San Francisco. We set out to discover if that's true.

By July 28, 2010

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New York mulls Great Lakes wind farm

The state will weigh five proposals to build an offshore wind farm that could be operating in Lake Erie or Lake Ontario by the middle of the decade.

By June 7, 2010