Or, more specifically, outgoing Commissioner Cathy Vasquez-Revilla, who made it her cause to not only bash BFI and Balcones Recycling, but to do something about the Eastside's industrial dumping grounds once and for all. Hence the new East Austin zoning ordinance, a useful tool for crafting a diversely developed community where people can actually live well. The grunt work of using this tool will fall to the Planning Commission, and they know it, and they like it, because that's why we have such a body in the first place.
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