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Supremes Navigate Water Law
What is a navigable waterway? Court's latest weighing of limits of Clean Water Act portends future of additional regulatory battles and likely talk of amending the act
"...the federal government in defining what is a navigable waterway subject to enforcement under the 1972 Clean Water Act...."

June 30, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Call to Citizens to Be Proactive on Water Issues
"...can all reduce our carbon footprint, falls short in water conservation – one of the most basic ways for..."

July 9, 2009 Postmarks

Environmental Cage Match
After a history of pulling its punches, is EPA finally forcing TCEQ to clean up the Texas air?
"...Twentysomethings are typically attracted to Austin for its casually hip vibe, graduate school,..."

May 28, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Did SOS Matter?
The battle for Barton Springs has been a struggle over the soul of the city.
"...struggle within the "soul of the city," but an actual battle for that soul against forces that would deprive..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Showdown at Lick Creek
As once clear water runs dark, a community defends its natural heart
"...decline in value. About a mile upstream, at the headwaters of the east fork of Lick Creek, pollution discharging..."

July 2, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

EPA Raises Questions About Dripping Springs Wastewater
Opinions differ on Onion Creek water standards
"...yet dodge the bullet – more precisely, the treated wastewater discharge requested by the city of Dripping Springs as..."

Dec. 16, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Big River
How healthy is Austin's Colorado River?
"...the 65-year-old Lower Colorado River Authority. There's plenty of water as far as the eye can see -- and..."

June 16, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

Neighbors vs. Neighbors
A profile of the Central Texas struggle over Alcoa Rockdale and its plans for expansionAlcoa announces new "voluntary" emissions reductions.
"...delivers a friendly, rambling talk on the progress of water district legislation at the Capitol, another water board official..."

July 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

God's Steward at the TNRCC
In Barry McBee's Environment, Politics and Religion Mix
"...boyish face, he looks 10 years younger than his actual age, 41. He wears conservative ties, button-down shirts, and..."

Jan. 16, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Shattered Icon
Living Legend Ann Richards Steps Off the Pedestal
"...the GOP was wrong to "belittle us for demanding clean air and clean water, for trying to save the..."

Oct. 24, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Impaired Judgment
SOS Alliance enters the controversy over toxins at Barton Springs.
"...listings for Barton Springs and Barton Creek as "impaired" waterways under the federal Clean Water Act. The Texas Commission..."

Jan. 31, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Lick Creek Goes to Court
The latest on the battle to keep the stream clean
"...The legal action comes just two weeks after regulatory authorities said they..."

Aug. 27, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Point Austin: From Earth Day to Climate Strike
In a dark time, it's worth recalling decades of progress
"...oceans and cryosphere (ice caps, snow ice, all frozen water). It is neither easy nor reassuring reading. Although the..."

Sept. 27, 2019 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
TCEQ can't agree on punishing profitable polluters
"...timeliness of enforcement and effectiveness of the monetary penalty tactics. That same year, an EPA review of TCEQ enforcement..."

April 14, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

The First Earth Day, 1970
Austan Librach remembers
"...uprising – born of anger over unregulated air and water pollution and directly inspired by the mass anti-Vietnam War..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Coal Hard Cash
Alcoa has applied for a mining application in Elgin, near Austin.
"...of rich black soil and an ample supply of groundwater just below the surface, the land was once part..."

Sept. 3, 1999 News Feature

Keeping Austin Wild
As the population swells, officials and activists look for ways to preserve open space
"...and flirt. I sat for a while below the waterfall, and when I got out saw a four-foot snake..."

July 8, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

The Hightower Report
Obama and Congress Can End Mountaintop Removal; and A Bailed-Out Bank Bails Out Its Bankers
"...waste that buries the stream and contaminates downstream drinking water so badly that it runs black out of the..."

April 3, 2009 News Column by Jim Hightower

County Permits TXI Aggregate Mine
Controversial sand and gravel mining project wins approval
"...the project for potential Corps jurisdiction under the U.S. Clean Water Act. On Jan. 21, Stephen Brooks of the..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...early voting locations, p.26) -- but voting is not actually done in the stores. County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir says..."

Oct. 25, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Tunnel Vision
TxDOT Sees No Evil in Williamson Creek Tunnel
"...tunnel, which will be used to transport untreated storm water runoff from the expanding interchange to Williamson Creek. But..."

Oct. 3, 1997 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

The Hightower Report
The Pentagon scraps Internet voting; and Bush's mining allies make molehills out of mountains
"...Actually, this contract did pit American voters against a foreign..."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

Council Watch
The Gotham Cometh: Town Lake Condo Clears First Hurdle; Council Moves On to Water
"...-- attacking the council's delay in approving the 50-year water pact with the Lower Colorado River Authority, which the..."

Oct. 8, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Green Acres
Prop. 2 Seeks to Protect Water Quality - but at a Price
"...acres of undeveloped land to safeguard the quality of rainwater runoff into the Barton Springs zone of the Edwards..."

April 10, 1998 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

A Good Catholic Girl
On the Lege
"...his missive, is that Dukes "has stubbornly refused to retract her statement." She admits she did tell Roberts that..."

May 5, 1995 News Column

Naked City
Enviro groups call for more, not fewer, limits on power plant emissions
"...in the atmosphere. Once airborne, it falls into our water as methyl mercury, which is ingested by the fish...."

Aug. 13, 2004 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Algae blooms near development previously cited for construction runoff, but LCRA says growth is normal
"...The grass may in fact be greener over at West Cypress Hills, the newest..."

March 11, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
The LCRA shuts down – again – the controversial West Cypress Hills project
"...nonfunctioning riser pipe (a sediment filtering device) in a storm-water detention pond. The vertical pipe was supposed to be..."

June 25, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

County and State Do Have Regulatory Authority
"...local governments to federal law requirements and compliance authority actions (be it Environmental Protection Agency, United States Army Corps..."

Jan. 4, 2010 Postmarks

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Our readers talk back.
"...for the Austin Public Library system ["Reading the Riot Act," News, Feb. 27]. We at the Austin Public Library..."

March 12, 2004 Column

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