A $2 Billion Ski Development Near Park City Creates an Avalanche of Controversy

One of New York City’s most prominent real-estate developers is betting years of his life—and a nine-figure sum—that he will be the first in four decades to successfully build a new, full-service ski resort in the United States.

The obstacles are legion. The local approvals process can be lengthy and uncertain. Costs are massive—even more so in this project, where portions of the land are polluted with mine tailings containing … Read More