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Clear as Smoke: LCRA May Face Lawsuit Over Fayette Emissions
Environmental groups threaten lawsuit over emissions at Fayette
"...on June 8 from the Environmental Integrity Project, alleging Clean Air Act violations at the plant and announcing EIP's..."

June 29, 2012 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Preserving a 'Special Kind of Place'
Scott Swearingen on the ‘environmental city’
"...for infrastructure in the Hill Country and the Blackland Prairie, and what happened was a few – not all,..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Point Austin: Green Is as Green Does
Saving the planet begins at the grassroots
"...Texas is the news that Rep. Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, chair of the House Environmental Regulation Committee (motto: "Business as..."

May 25, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
"...• Carbon dioxide is an air pollutant, ruled the U.S. Supreme Court 5-4 on Monday..."

April 6, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...the 10-county Capital Area Council of Governments to advocate cleaner alternatives, he admitted that the city of Austin (which..."

Nov. 3, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Austin Housing Finance Corporation were presented with the EPA's Clean Air Excellence Award last week for their roles in..."

April 15, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Adiós! Don't Let the Door ...
A Quick Roundup of the Best and the Worst of the 78th Lege
"...that the insurance commissioner would "monitor" the fees for fairness. Overriding blistering criticism by a few members, that was..."

June 6, 2003 News Feature

Naked City
A Federal Case Against EPA
"...Agency, challenging the EPA's December approval of the Texas air pollution permitting program despite the agency's own admission that..."

Feb. 8, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
The TNRCC reports that the Voluntary Emissions Reduction program has produced zero reductions in air pollution
" the "Voluntary Emissions Reduction Permit" program. The VERP air pollution control initiative was announced with great fanfare by..."

Jan. 12, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Ten Big Polluters Who Designed Bush's 1997 Anti-Pollution Program
"...governor and Big Oil brought together in 1997 to clean up their own pollution, 10 represented companies that were..."

Oct. 27, 2000 News Feature

Naked City
Thanks to soaring energy prices, wind energy is becoming cheaper than that fueled by natural gas and other fossil.fuels.
"...Clean-air advocates in Texas can already list plenty of reasons..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

The Life and Times of Gus Garcia
City Council Member Gus Garcia retires after more than 30 years of public service
"...income in a city like this [Austin] than a millionaire in a dump," he says. "Bad government breeds contempt..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

Media Clips
Two Fox reporters, fired by a Tampa station for their report on the continued use of the controversial recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone, are coming to Austin to tell their tale.
"...In 1997, the husband-and-wife investigative team randomly visited seven dairy farms in Florida, and found that all seven were..."

Feb. 4, 2000 News Column by Lee Nichols

Mule Conversations
"...afternoon, ambling from his blue, 1970 Coupe DeVille toward Prairie Sun Studios in Cotati, Calif., carrying a small stack..."

April 23, 1999 Music Feature by Jody Denberg

"...difference over the next four years -- in your air, in your water, in your schools, in your health..."

Oct. 16, 1998 News Feature by the Editorial Staff

Step Outside
California's Smoking Ban... Coming to a Club Near You?
"...up to the bar for a New Year's Day hair of the dog. And out on the sidewalk, a..."

Feb. 13, 1998 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Flying High
Natural Law Party Gets Off the Ground
"...smiling men sitting in the lotus position hovering in mid--air...."

Oct. 25, 1996 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Nofziger Responds
"...our busted economy of the late Eighties; moving the airport to Bergstrom; building the convention center; shutting down the..."

April 25, 1997 Column

Superbadass Web Sites for Everyone!
With the help of Knowbility's AIR-Interactive for the Arts and a team of professional designers, I am going to help reinvent the Internet
"...Ferguson is chairing AIR (Accessibility Internet Rally) Interactive for the Arts 2005,..."

March 4, 2005 Screens Feature by Spike Gillespie

Apathetic Is Pathetic
"...Chair, Austin Lesbian/Gay Political Caucus..."

May 9, 1997 Column

Royal Headache’s Destructive Joy
Aussies pound out the The Breakfast Club of punk
"...punks’ Chaos in Tejas set in 2012 before the Clean at what’s now Cheer Up Charlies erupted. Expect the..."

Aug. 13, 2015 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Public Notice: Speed Limit?
City government: Rebuilt in two weeks
"...Zimmerman was given the Capital Area Council of Govern­ments Clean Air Coalition Subcommittee, the Clean Air Force of Central..."

Feb. 13, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Mayor Appoints Council Committees
10-1 Council members begin to take their places
"...the whole with Council Member Sheri Gallo (D10) as chair, Leslie Pool (D7) as vice chair – committees will..."

Feb. 10, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Council: A Tapestry Dance for Fall
Cabs, parking, and marriage equality are all on the docket next week
"...entertainment, along with a brace of proclamations, from a Clean Air Force contest award to Domestic Violence Awareness Month...."

Sept. 21, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

"...In "Austin Falling Short on Clean Air" (July 22), we quoted a Lower Colorado River..."

Aug. 5, 2011 Column

The Hightower Report
Budgeting Room for Ignorance; and Shocking: Fed-Up Voters
" taking Massachusetts Republican Scott Brown and Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill to task for trying to weaken enforcement of..."

July 8, 2011 News Column by Jim Hightower

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, March 10-16
"...PUBLIC AFFAIRS FORUM House the Homeless founder Richard Troxell discusses his..."

March 11, 2011 News Feature

Austin Stalked by NRG Energy
"...the safety issues of radioactive waste leaking into the air and water causing higher than normal levels of cancers..."

Jan. 26, 2011 Postmarks

"...The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday overturned Texas' flexible air-permitting policy, saying the state standards violate the Clean Air..."

July 2, 2010 News Feature

Austin's Political Ecosystem
Swearingen's Environmental City tells the inner history of city politics
"...this basic idea that everyone has the right to clean air, clean water, and space ... not just the..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

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