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Crowdsourcing Medical Data Through Gaming
UT’s Simulation and Game Applications Lab helps researchers reach further
"...Another groundbreaking project housed at the SAGA Lab is Environ. Funded by an internal UT grant, Environ is a..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Screens Feature by felix morgan

Lege Lines: The Score
How the 83rd did on water infrastructure, the budget, education, the environment, and transportation
"...the process but, out of all the rival bills, environmental advocates like Kramer were most supportive of HB 4...."

June 14, 2013 News Feature by Brandon Watson

City Hall Hustle: Skid Marks on the Dais
The (slightly) new council takes up high-speed chicanes
"...Council Member Chris Riley adopting a "term sheet" of environmental standards for the track. (The F1 vote followed an..."

July 1, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Fun With Fluoride, Continued
Enviro Board wants answers
"...fluoridation got a boost last week when the city's Environ­ment­al Board, along split lines, voted to recommend the city..."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Fighting the Green Fight
A roundup of this session's environmental legislation
"...the fourth Lege session Luke Metzger, legislative director for Environ­ment Texas, has spent pushing lawmakers to pass green reforms...."

April 17, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Strengthening the Ordinance
"...While both the Environmental Board and the Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve..."

Nov. 2, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...the character of the semideveloped neighborhood and on the environment (specifically drainage), the Govalle/Johnston Terrace Neighborhood Plan itself recommended..."

Sept. 17, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Right Wing Texas State Board of Education Braces Looks to the Left
Central Texas voters can help transform deep-red education panel
"...So far, she's scooped up endorsements from the Austin Environmental Democrats, Liberal Austin Dems, San Antonio's Stone­wall Dems, NxNW..."

Feb. 21, 2020 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Right Wing Texas State Board of Education Looks to the Left
Central Texas voters can help transform deep-red education panel
"...So far, she's scooped up endorsements from the Austin Environmental Democrats, Liberal Austin Dems, San Antonio's Stone­wall Dems, NxNW..."

Feb. 18, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

When Did the Single-Family Home Go From Being the American Dream to an Urbanist Nightmare?
One policy wonk's view of how we got here
" all. It features traditional face-offs like "neighborhoods and environmentalists vs. developers," but also fairly novel formulations like "developers..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

Chronicle Endorsements: City Council
Who should sit on the next dais
" their passion for the district and interest in environmental policy and advocacy. Environ­ment­al marketing specialist Paige Ellis is..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Stratford Plan on Hold?
Environmental Commission throws wrench in PARD's progress
"...Kimberly McNee­ley didn't get what she wanted from the Environmental Commission last Wed., June 6. Rather than endorse her..."

June 15, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Zilker Park: Paved Paradise, or Vice Versa
When is a parking lot not a parking lot? When it’s next to the beloved park.
"...On Wednesday, June 6, the Environmental Com­mis­sion plans to take up the Stratford Drive Redevel­op­ment..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Council: Buckets Before Vendors
Light fare on the agenda this week
"...been asked to categorize their appropriations, are: Health and Environ­ment; Safety; Culture and Lifelong Learning; Economic Opportunity and Affordability;..."

March 2, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

"...Kathleen Hart­nett White to head the U.S. Council on Environ­mental Quality was withdrawn by the Trump administration this week,..."

Feb. 9, 2018 News Feature

Council: They Bring Their Ukes Along
Today at City Council: It's gonna be a long one
"...week ("Headlines," Dec. 1), the misnamed Texas Commission on Environ­mental Quality appears determined to move forward on permitting the..."

Dec. 8, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Public Notice: Dealing With a Surplus
AISD real estate; a clean energy future
"...of surplus lies at the heart of The Austin Environ­ment­al Directory 2017-18, Paul Robbins' massive, sprawling labor of love,..."

July 28, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Green Stormwater Infrastructure
Green Stormwater Infrastructure: only half the battle
" Ann Kitchen, has been hailed by advocates including Environ­ment Texas, Clean Water Action, and Save Barton Springs as..."

June 30, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Public Notice: No Fireworks, but a Bombshell
City Council, AISD Board adjourn for summer with work left to do
"...questions regarding neighborhood plans, small area plans, parking, flooding, environ­mental issues, infrastructure, and Imagine Austin. And everyone went home..."

June 30, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Lege Lines: Don’t Blame the Death Worm
The Texas House wants to kill off "film incentives"
"...Worth, diverted $20 million from the Texas Com­mis­sion on Environ­mental Quality to the Alternatives to Abortion program, which oversees..."

April 14, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Hold That Wastewater!
Effluent flows could cripple three local endangered species
"...City of Drip­ping Springs to the Texas Commission on Environ­mental Quality for a permit to discharge as much as..."

March 10, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

EPA Raises Questions About Dripping Springs Wastewater
Opinions differ on Onion Creek water standards
" less likely to pollute nearby creeks. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has written to the Texas Commission on..."

Dec. 16, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

The Hightower Report: How Many Working-Class Populists are in Trump’s New Government?
If you're not at the table, you're on the menu
"...brothers – where he pushed relentlessly to gut the Environ­ment­al Protection Agency. Where's he now? Heading Trump's EPA transition..."

Dec. 9, 2016 News Column by Jim Hightower

Public Notice: Planning for Affordability
Council tackles thorny zoning cases
"...goes according to schedule, it's being heard at the Environ­mental Com­mis­sion as we go to press Wednesday...."

Sept. 23, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

District 4: The Long Shots
Challengers face tough road against well-funded incumbent
"...incumbent, Casar was initially challenged by a single opponent, environmental engineer Louis Herrin III, returning after winning 2.6% of..."

Aug. 26, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Top 10 Local Stories
"...the new watchword of weather response. (See "Top 10 Environ­mental Stories," Jan. 1.) 2) Official Immunity..."

Jan. 1, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Public Notice: One Ring to Rule Them All
There's much to dislike about the greater MoPac tollway plan
"...The legal contest to the plan centers around the environmental studies which are required for any project this size...."

Nov. 6, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: A Tale of Two PUDs
It's not too soon to aim for green space
"...discussed code compliance and affordable housing, and Open Space, Environ­ment, and Sustainability discussed CodeNEXT and the recommendations of the..."

Aug. 28, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

"...locally to get experience in places with different driving environments and traffic patterns after first experimenting with the software..."

July 10, 2015 News Feature

Cemetery Master Plan Inches Closer to Life
Boards & commissions pass graveyard draft
"...of mulch and composting during dry periods, while the Environmental Board wanted a full irrigation study. However, it's not..."

July 3, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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