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Energy News: New Ethanol, Electric Power Reports
One warns of unintended consequences of rapidly rolling out domestic biofuels; other focuses on energy efficiency, renewables
"...of Colorado, Kan­sas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming, the report cautions that if too much..."

Oct. 26, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Three-Eyed Fish Alert! Texas No. 1 in Power Plant, Mercury Emissions
Toxin linked to birth defects
"...changes that will permit drastically more mercury pollution from power plants, putting one in six pregnant women in the..."

Sept. 30, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

AE & Plug-In Hybrids: Power Coming and Going
Electric cars could both run clean and boost our power supply
"...that could save gas and stop construction of new power plants – and Austin Energy is leading the field..."

May 25, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Texas Craft Brewers Festival Debuts Beer List
The Texas-only beer celebration returns to Austin
"...beer-related queries. This week, we’re answering questions about the Texas Craft Brewers Festival presented by the Texas Craft Brewers..."

Sept. 1, 2016 Food Post by Eric Puga

Texas Platters
"...Sol Power (Discovery/Antone's)..."

July 11, 1997 Music Review

All-American
Jimmie Vaughan at 50
"...with the Fabulous Thunderbirds' monster hits "Tuff Enuff" and "Powerful Stuff." Family Style, his first album after leaving the..."

Nov. 23, 2001 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Texas Platters
The Scabs
"...been both big bandstand sellers and Waterloo Records/Shiner Bock Texas Top Ten List chart hogs. The live souvenir business..."

July 30, 1999 Music Feature

Two-Wheeled Texas
Bikers' best bets on the highways and byways
"...Detour Bar & Grill Live music, Corvette Club, karaoke, Texas Hold ‘Em, and of course, Bike Night – so..."

June 13, 2008 Features Feature by Angela Armstrong

Tennessee: Lost - and Found - In Texas
"...Streetcar Named Desire and other great works of the American theatre...."

May 29, 1998 Arts Feature

Central Texas Lawmakers Speak Out About the 86th Legislative Session
Interviews with the team representing 2.1 million Austin metro residents
"...It's hard to imagine the 86th Texas Legislature being any crazier than the last three, or..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by the News Staff

Motel Aviv
Alt Box
"...Not in the FaceBikini (Electric Factory)..."

July 1, 2011 Music Review by Austin Powell

Making the Energy Grid Smarter
New nonprofit pushes energy providers for efficiency via high tech
"...new nonprofit organization, the Center for the Commercialization of Electric Technology – a unique conglomeration made up of investor-owned..."

Feb. 17, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Clean Energy: Austin's Next Boom?
A Preview of Clean Energy Potential in Central Texas
"...one that, realistically, can never generate enough momentum and power to get up and running?..."

June 21, 2002 News Feature by Courtney Barry

CCET Membership
"...Current members of the Center for the Commercialization of Electric Technology include:..."

Feb. 17, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Keeton Strayhorn issued a scathing audit of the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority last week, accusing the organization of..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...concern that I have." – U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas. The two highest-profile incidents, in Atlanta and Chicago, involved..."

April 8, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Patched Atoms: Feds OK Restarting the Nuke
Despite not really knowing why South Texas Project 1 sprang a leak, federal regulators are satisfied with the $4 million repair job.
"...nuclear reactors, the twin 15-year-old nukes at the South Texas Project -- owned in part by the city of..."

Aug. 8, 2003 News Feature by William M. Adler

Nuclear Stalemate
Negotiations between the South Texas (Nuclear) Project and its union workers threaten to meltdown.
"...The word "meltdown" -- when applied to a nuclear power plant -- conjures thoughts of broken reactors, released radioactive..."

Oct. 12, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

SXSW Record Reviews
"...No Depression subscribers and be recognized as a great American musician in the making. With help from Emmylou Harris..."

March 20, 1998 Music Review

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...little clout to point out what goes on in Texas state prisons and jails on a daily basis ["Beaten..."

July 12, 2002 Column

Shot in the Dark
The Texas Documentary Tour presents Paul Devlin's 'Power Trip'
"...Paul Devlin (SlamNation, 1998) dubs his most recent film, Power Trip (2003), a "dramatic real-life thriller about corruption, assassination,..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Screens Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...into The Lone Star Report for regular doses of Texas politics, wrought by a right-wing hand. The publication is..."

Oct. 18, 1996 News Feature

Windmill State of Mind
A Q&A with the authors of a new book on the story behind Texas wind power
"...Wind power may seem to be the redheaded stepchild of Texas'..."

Aug. 23, 2013 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Pension Concern Serious
"...Texas Federation of Teachers..."

March 7, 1997 Column

Day Trips
Windmills play a powerful role both in Texas' past and present.
"...capture the imagination like no other structure on the Texas prairie. The tall structures resembling manmade daisies that have..."

Jan. 25, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Postmarks
We Get What We Want
"...has won the endorsement of the AFL-CIO, El Concilio Mexican-American Democrats, Austin Gay and Lesbian Political Caucus, Texas Society..."

Feb. 27, 1998 Column

Top 15 Austin Breweries
Our semiannual power ranking of local brewhouses
"...that breweries have with one another over our semiregular power rankings. And that's exactly why we're here to give..."

Nov. 16, 2018 Food Feature by Eric Puga

Green Energy Stars Get Their Props
Companies and utilities recognized for commitment to renewable energy
"...muscles before a national audience. Only now, an increasingly renewable-powered city is good-looking – not simply for environmental or..."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

What a Dump
What Does Gov. Bush Have Buried in West Texas?
"...miles from the Rio Grande, near the tiny West Texas town of Sierra Blanca. As luck would have it,..."

March 13, 1998 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

Men Who Would be Mayor
Scrambling for Money, Consensus, & Power
"...end of the panel of candidates is that Central Texas hippie with the signature drooping moustache and casual dress,..."

April 25, 1997 News Feature by Alex de Marban

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