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Light rail is a gamble, but an important gamble.
"...rail ain't it. Wanna do something about our ever-dirtier air? Nope, light rail ain't that either. Wanna change the..."

July 21, 2000 Column by Louis Black

Wrong John, Wrong Reason
" the public hearing, including me, but it is unfair to characterize what we felt by what we wrote..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Column

Waring Responds
"...Still, I don't think you gave Waring a very fair shake. For one thing, the cost of the lockers..."

Oct. 17, 1997 Column

Austin City Council Election Endorsements
Mayor: Kirk Watson
"...the environmental and chamber of commerce fronts. The former vice-chair of the chamber's governmental relations board has often shown..."

April 18, 1997 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Spanked All Over
Top Ten Environmental Stories of 1995
"...and El Paso. Austin doesn't have to follow federal clean air mandates yet, but air quality in the city..."

Jan. 5, 1996 News Feature

Chronicle Endorsements for the March 3 Primary Election
From local judges and representatives to the presidential candidate, here are our recommendations
"...everyday Texans in crucial issues like health care, a clean environment, social justice, and the need for honest economic..."

Feb. 14, 2020 News Feature

A Starring Role: Interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson
Our man Brenner talks with the famed astrophysicist, because science.
"...signed into law by a Republican president. The comprehensive Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act. In 1973, lead..."

Nov. 26, 2013 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

City Hall Hustle: ... Held an Election, and Nobody Came?
Cole's announcement for re-election dwindles the field again
" not have a tax base, you don't have clean water, clean air, safe neighborhoods, and all the things..."

Dec. 2, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Five and a Half Things About Sheryl Cole's Re-Election Kick-Off
SMDs to education, the Capitol Complex to … lipstick?
" not have a tax base, you don’t have clean water, clean air, safe neighborhoods and all the things..."

Nov. 30, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Developing Stories: Task Force Tango
Comprehensive planning group struggles to find its role
"...can they make progress as a group? Serving as chair is former Travis County Dis­trict Court Judge Margaret Cooper,..."

Feb. 5, 2010 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Move Austin Beyond Coal!
"...first cities in the U.S. leading the way to clean power, green jobs, and clean air...."

Nov. 20, 2009 Postmarks

Media Watch: 'A Sense of Purpose'
Texas Tribune makes its debut in realm of nonprofit journalism
"...a for-profit model out there" for journalism, said Tribune Chair John Thornton, a general partner of Austin Ventures, a..."

Oct. 30, 2009 News Column by Kevin Brass

What kept your lawmakers busy this week
"...• Health advocates have asked House Appropri­a­tions Chair Jim Pitts, R-Waxahachie, to rewrite Children's Medicaid rules to..."

April 17, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...coat with a "shiny" red button-down shirt. He was clean shaven with a "short fade" haircut. Police are also..."

April 10, 2009 News Feature

License & Registration: The Black Angels
The Black Angels take on Fox's 'Fringe'
"...trek from Stubb's next Sunday, Sept. 28, to California's Clean Air! Clean Stars! Festival, Oct. 11, through the Midwest,..."

Sept. 19, 2008 Music Post by Darcie Stevens

Cool Austin, Cool Planet
This Earth Day, the ambitious Austin Climate Protection Plan celebrates a first year of slow, quiet, but impressive progress
"...the separation of powers in the City Charter. As chairman of the board of Austin Energy, he's had a..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Our readers talk back.
"...Shannon JordyCoverage Not Fair and BalancedDear Editor,..."

July 28, 2006 Column

How About Helmets for Car Drivers?
"...Dear Editor, The city of Austin claims to support clean air and clean transportation. Purchasers of electric or hybrid..."

July 26, 2006 Postmarks

Naked City
Alliance for a Clean Texas says lawmakers can create one
"...The Alliance for a Clean Texas, a broad statewide environmental coalition, met Tuesday at..."

Jan. 21, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large: Smoke and Mirrors
The new Austin smoking ordinance is a solution in search of a problem.
"...done a pretty good job of making Austin the Clean Air City that the guy on the airport voice-over..."

April 11, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Our readers talk back.
"...Chair, Travis County Libertarian Party..."

July 26, 2002 Column

The Hightower Lowdown
CEO pay surges, George W. recycles at the Pentagon, & Tom DeLay quacks like Daffy Duck.
"...DDT, that the minimum wage should be eliminated, that clean-air and clean-water laws should be repealed, that worker safety..."

July 13, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
Local news this week in Austin, Texas.
" officials to do something -- anything -- to clean up the mess they've made downtown. "Back under [former..."

March 2, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Naked City
CAMPO backs SH 130 but doesn't vote on an alignment, the most contentious issue surrounding the proposed I-35 bypass.
"...130 in before Austin went into non-attainment and the Clean Air Act jeopardized funding for new highways. But the..."

June 16, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Profit Motive
Activists oppose World Trade Organization
"...18 forum, sponsored by the newly formed Coalition for Fair Trade. Participants lined the walls and carpeted the floor,..."

Nov. 26, 1999 News Feature by Cheryl Bishop

Public Notice
Air Supply
"...Celebration proper at Waterloo Park, Sat, Apr 17, 10am-7pm. Clean AiRewards is a sneaky incentive program to get you..."

April 16, 1999 Column by Kate X Messer

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"...for candidates they disagree with. This would be only fair...."

June 13, 1997 Column by Louis Black

Public Notice: Turtles, Two-Steps, and Active "Shooters"
"...8.5% (plus more on your utility bill and in clean air and water) when you buy anything from compact..."

May 24, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

'The Nixon Tapes'
What historian Douglas Brinkley heard from the 37th President may surprise you
" It's Nixon who created the Environmental Protection Agency. Clean Air and Water Acts. Endangered Species Act. Promoted affirmative..."

Aug. 8, 2014 Arts Feature by Rod Machen

Point Austin: Government by Panic
The 'sequester' says more about our politics than our economy
"...side, Texas will lose $8.5 million in funding for clean air and water protections; another $2.2 million will be..."

March 1, 2013 News Column by Michael King

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