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Austin Needs Its Own Air Quality Control Bureau
"...Richard Whittaker's article on the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality [“Does Austin Need Its Own Air Control Bureau?,” News,..."

Aug. 27, 2009 Postmarks

Austin Should More Closely Regulate Air Quality
"...to address the possibility of Austin getting its own Air Control Bureau [“Does Austin Need Its Own Air Control..."

Aug. 27, 2009 Postmarks

Environs Agreeing on Air
"...of Commerce can agree. But when it comes to air quality, development interests and environmentalists both say Austin needs..."

Sept. 15, 1995 News Feature

EPA Flexes Federal Muscle on Texas Air
Gov. Perry's huffin' and puffin' in defense of dirty air
"...Administrator Al Armen­dar­iz took decisive action to clean up air pollution in Texas by invalidating all 122 "flexible" air-quality..."

July 9, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

TCEQ, EPA Air Grievances
Austin could fail air-quality standards; TCEQ could fail EPA standards
"...The Austin area will soon fail to meet federal air-quality standards for public health, according to projections shared by..."

June 18, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Can Austin Meet New Air Rules? Don't Hold Your Breath.
Onward through the smog
"...Austin will need to adjust its air-quality attitude in the near future, following the U.S. Environmental..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Does Austin Need Its Own Air Control Bureau?
"...The wild card in Texas air quality protection is the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Where the (Early Action) Rubber Meets the (Clean Air) Road
Local leaders take the first steps toward real-world solutions to our air-quality problems.
"...So far, the Central Texas battle with air pollution has mostly been fought on paper. While citizens..."

June 27, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Cannot Avoid Dirty Air
"...answer to "Can Austin Avoid the Stigma of Dirty Air" [News, July 24] is "No," at least not without..."

July 28, 2009 Postmarks

Will Alcoa Clear the Air?
The aluminum giant's power-plant replacement plan hasn't convinced enviros
"...To hear the Alcoa Corporation tell it, air quality in Central Texas is heading for a win-win..."

Oct. 8, 2004 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Clean Air in Texas? Not!
The state's clean bill of health means less than meets the eye (and nose)
"...micrometers in diameter – keeps them suspended in the air, where they trigger asthma fits, heart attacks, and hundreds..."

July 9, 2004 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Clean Air Ellis Rides Again
Democratic dynamo has three unrelated measures in Lege grabbing attention for their ambitious attempts to reform Texas' air quality
"...grabbing attention for their ambitious attempts to reform Texas' air quality – both inside and out. Senate Bill 124..."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Can Austin Avoid the Stigma of Dirty Air?
The Clean Air Force aims to keep the Austin area out of the ozone
"...The Clean Air Force of Central Texas is making what it calls..."

July 24, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Breaking News: EPA Takes Control of Clean Air Permit
"...seized control of Texas' jurisdiction over granting a clean air permit. The takeover affects one key operating permit governing..."

May 28, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Air We Breathe Is Dangerous
"...Dear Editor, I can't go outside today because the air quality, as determined by Dallas weathermen, is dangerously unhealthy...."

June 22, 2005 Postmarks

Bad Air Days
"...Editor, It seems we've finally achieved the unthinkable. Austin's air quality is nearly as bad as Houston and Dallas..."

Aug. 9, 2007 Postmarks

Living on the Air in Austin
Live Music Flourishes in the Studio
"...room is the epicenter for most of the station's off-air activity. Student volunteers come and go throughout the day..."

April 10, 1998 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Promotes Air Pollution
State regulator barely even tries to hold industry accountable, advocates say
"...The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has long been viewed as captive to the state..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Then There's This: Light and Air
Condo Dwellers fear dark days ahead with parking structure next door
"...narrowed the argument to a matter of light and air: residents' diminished light by day, flashes of vehicle headlights..."

Jan. 25, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Clean Air
"...testing in a plan to clean up our region's air. I'd like to address those concerns and clarify some..."

Feb. 4, 2004 Postmarks

And the Band Played On-Air
The Man Behind KUT's Live Set, Walter Morgan
"...something -- that nature of playing live on the air -- and you've got the concept and energy behind..."

July 19, 1996 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Lakeway Quality of Life Under Attack
"...The attraction of the area to visitors and the quality of life for its residents are being diminished by..."

April 5, 2006 Postmarks

Dirty Air Update
Energy industry still running roughshod over Texas
"...1 nationally) and add other smog-forming pollutants to the air?..."

Aug. 18, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Environmental Cage Match
After a history of pulling its punches, is EPA finally forcing TCEQ to clean up the Texas air?
"...here last year for an unusual reason: Texas' horrendous air pollution problem. A nationally respected Sierra Club organizer, Hernandez..."

May 28, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Not Clean Enough
New EPA standards could cause CenTex to miss the mark
"...The thing about air pollution is that it doesn't stay put. Emissions from..."

March 27, 2015 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Naked City
Local leaders want your input on an extensive -- and potentially controversial -- list of smog-fighting strategies.
"...15, is the last day to take the Clean Air Force of Central Texas online survey (at www.cleanairforce.org) to..."

Nov. 14, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Neighbors vs. Neighbors
A profile of the Central Texas struggle over Alcoa Rockdale and its plans for expansionAlcoa announces new "voluntary" emissions reductions.
"...Rockdale aluminum smelter -- a major polluter of Texas air for decades -- may have been violating state and..."

July 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

On the Lege
News from beneath the pink granite dome
"...two pollutants that carry penalties under the federal Clean Air Act – as well as carbon dioxide, which is..."

March 9, 2007 News Column by Amy Smith

Armendariz: Don't Make Me Federalize
EPA regional chief warns TCEQ
"...that if the state doesn’t start issuing federally consistent air permits by June 30, he is prepared to take..."

June 1, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
The state balks – at least temporarily – at the region's anti-smog strategy
"...Local officials have cleared the air with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, drawing more..."

July 2, 2004 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

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