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Austin Pilots New Tactics to Address Toxic Algae Blooms
Austin Pilots New Tactics to Address Toxic Algae Blooms
Toxin found in Sculpture Falls poses greater risk to humans

News, Oct. 14, 2021

1,400-Acre Development Near Hamilton Pool Ignites Push to Protect Salamander
1,400-Acre Development Near Hamilton Pool Ignites Push to Protect Salamander
Environmentalists petition to list Pedernales River springs salamander as endangered species

News, Oct. 7, 2021

Solving Georgian Acres' Mobility Problem With Buses, Bikes, and Scooters
Solving Georgian Acres' Mobility Problem With Buses, Bikes, and Scooters
Solar-powered mobility hub planned for "transit desert"

News, Sept. 30, 2021

UT Architecture Fellowship Explores Race in Spaces
UT Architecture Fellowship Explores Race in Spaces
Environmental psychologist Todd Brown to teach workshops on designing for inclusion

News, Sept. 30, 2021

Bob Libal Launches Bid for Commissioners Court
Bob Libal Launches Bid for Commissioners Court
Former Grassroots Leadership executive director challenges Brigid Shea in 2022 Dem primary

News, Sept. 30, 2021

Caldwell County Landfill Opens After Years of Dispute
Caldwell County Landfill Opens After Years of Dispute
Neighbor: "This landfill should not be where it's sitting"

News, Sept. 16, 2021

Looking for Solutions for Residents Feeling Extreme Heat
Looking for Solutions for Residents Feeling Extreme Heat
UT-Austin partners with city, community orgs to mitigate local "heat island" effect

News, Sept. 16, 2021

Capital Metro Moves Ahead With Plans for Police Force
Capital Metro Moves Ahead With Plans for Police Force
Officers in transit

News, Sept. 9, 2021

An Opioid Epidemic Within a Pandemic
An Opioid Epidemic Within a Pandemic
Advocates demand greater county, city support amidst spike in overdose deaths

News, Sept. 9, 2021

Austin Rideshare Drivers Get Organized
Austin Rideshare Drivers Get Organized
Local chapter forms in support of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act, a renewal of workers' rights

News, Aug. 5, 2021

Rosemont Residents Forced to Temporarily Relocate for Winter Storm Repairs
Rosemont Residents Forced to Temporarily Relocate for Winter Storm Repairs
More woes for 85 families living in Southeast apartment complex after eviction notice withdrawn

News, July 29, 2021

County Commissioners Tout Successes, Face Challengers
County Commissioners Tout Successes, Face Challengers
The 2022 primaries are months away, but these Travis County commissioners are already drawing competition in their reelection bids

News, July 8, 2021

First-Ever Comprehensive Plan Looks at Zilker's Future
First-Ever Comprehensive Plan Looks at Zilker's Future
The Zilker Park Vision Plan starts rolling

News, July 8, 2021

Despite Disaster, Austin Leveled Up in the 2020 Census
Despite Disaster, Austin Leveled Up in the 2020 Census
Austin-Travis County was the only city-county pair in Texas to beat its 2010 census response rate

News, June 24, 2021

Commissioners Court Puts Women’s Jail on Ice
Commissioners Court Puts Women’s Jail on Ice
Vote delays moving forward with design for at least a year

News, June 17, 2021

Cine Las Americas Review: <i>River Silence</i>
Cine Las Americas Review: River Silence
Brazilian documentary eulogizes a river and its people

Screens, June 15, 2021

Cine Las Americas Review: <i>La Fortaleza</i>
Cine Las Americas Review: La Fortaleza
Gold, demons and dads in this Venezuelan docu-fiction

Screens, June 15, 2021

Women's Jail Vote Postponed Amid Community Pushback
Women's Jail Vote Postponed Amid Community Pushback
Justice advocates, formerly incarcerated women outraged by proposed expansion

News, June 10, 2021

Even the Winter Storm Disaster Couldn't Budge the Texas Lege on Climate Change
Even the Winter Storm Disaster Couldn't Budge the Texas Lege on Climate Change
Maybe when hell freezes over?

News, June 3, 2021

Women’s Jail 2.0: Diversion or Expansion?
Women’s Jail 2.0: Diversion or Expansion?
Travis County Commissioners Court mulls a long-term overhaul of the correctional complex in Del Valle

News, June 3, 2021

Co-Op Conversions
Co-Op Conversions "Best Bet for Cultural Preservation"
Local businesses find strength in cooperation

News, May 13, 2021

May 1 Special Election Results: Austin Voters Tell City Leaders What They Don't Like
May 1 Special Election Results: Austin Voters Tell City Leaders What They Don't Like
Strong-mayor proposal fails spectacularly, while voters say "yes" to reinstating public camping ban

News, May 6, 2021

Election Ticker: It’s a Long, Long While From May to November ...
Election Ticker: It’s a Long, Long While From May to November ...

News, April 29, 2021

Young People Power Texas Climate Plan
Young People Power Texas Climate Plan
House Democrats package 41 bills to protect the environment

News, April 29, 2021

Solar-Powered Suds
Solar-Powered Suds
Texas breweries reducing beer’s carbon footprint

News, April 22, 2021

Texas Climate Plan Hopes to Reduce Texas’ Carbon Emissions
Texas Climate Plan Hopes to Reduce Texas’ Carbon Emissions
Plan would also regulate the state's fossil fuel industry

News, April 15, 2021

Unlikely Allies Unite to Beat Up on
Unlikely Allies Unite to Beat Up on "Strong Mayor" Plan
Democracy, now?

News, April 15, 2021

Election Ticker: Democracy, Dollars
Election Ticker: Democracy, Dollars
Money printer go brrr in city proposition contests

News, April 8, 2021

Encampment Fires Add Fuel to Camping Ban Debate
Encampment Fires Add Fuel to Camping Ban Debate
Three blazes in one day spark calls for change to homeless policies

News, April 8, 2021

Lege Ticker: From Voter Suppression to Salamanders
Lege Ticker: From Voter Suppression to Salamanders
GOP bills spell trouble for voting rights, Barton Springs

News, April 1, 2021

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