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Our readers talk back.
"...check The Austin Chronicle because they invariably endorse progressive, environmentally friendly candidates. However, your "close call" endorsement of Karen..."

March 8, 2002 Column

The Life and Times of Gus Garcia
City Council Member Gus Garcia retires after more than 30 years of public service
"...reported that he believed the "radical wing" of the environmental movement "peaked" in 1971.) Garcia won, becoming the first..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...that they offer affordable housing and build within certain environmental guidelines...."

Feb. 26, 1999 News Feature

Spaceship Earth
Science or stunt? The bizarre true story of Biosphere 2
"...the mind to discuss what will happen to the environment in the future. So, inspired by a mixture of..."

May 8, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Red River Clubs Grapple With Downtown Homelessness
Beggars, hustlers, and dealers make you wonder how Downtown music keeps from going under
"...drug dealers, and homeless are creating an unappealing business environment on the walkable music strip. With rental prices in..."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

Ben Katchor: Drawn, You Might Say, to the Texas Book Festival
The acclaimed cartoonist brings his Cheap Novelties to Austin
"...Austin, Texas? said this: “Austin is not a built environment that fosters walking around very much. It’s not a..."

Nov. 2, 2016 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Preserving a 'Special Kind of Place'
Scott Swearingen on the ‘environmental city’
"...with Scott Swearingen to talk about his new book, Environmental City: People, Place, Politics, and the Meaning of Austin...."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Congressional Scorecard
Environment America takes a look at the enviro votes of 2009
"...Congress has gotten markedly greener, and even the notoriously anti-environment Texas delegation has improved a bit. That's according to..."

Jan. 8, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Helpful Resources: COP15 and Beyond

Dec. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Accommodating Women: The AFD vs. Nona Allen
"...that she'd been forced to endure a hostile work environment while assigned to Station 15 on Airport Boulevard. (See..."

Oct. 16, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

A Green Travel Glossary
A glossary of definitions pertaining to the field of Green Travel
"...impact of carbon/greenhouse-gas emissions by doing something for the environment to reduce emissions (for example, planting a tree)...."

May 25, 2007 Features Feature

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...Devices' plan to build a new campus in the environmentally sensitive Barton Springs watershed. The SOS is seeking a..."

March 24, 2006 News Feature

Page Two
A decade after SOS, we need to develop a realistic vision and useful political tools to address future development in the Barton Springs watershed.
"...have been ill-served by all. Developers, politicians, city planners, environmentalists, and we the people have all proven unkind to..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Column by Louis Black

Our readers talk back.
"...that Jackie and Daryl are not fully supportive on environmental issues is ludicrous...."

Feb. 22, 2002 Column

Rio Grande No Longer?
An overview of the ecological crisis along the Rio Grande
"...U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and a cadre of environmental activists work feverishly to protect what's left of the..."

Oct. 26, 2001 News Feature by Dan Oko

The Boys Club
Female employees say gender discrimination persists at City Hall. Could a new resolution fix the broken system?
"...low number of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and hostile work environment complaints filed with HR from 2010-2015 were found to..."

Aug. 12, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Randall Stephens: 'I Can Handle the Job'
"...a lot greater job satisfaction working in a flight-line environment. We had the entire fleet – everything that flew..."

May 30, 2014 News Feature

A Starring Role: Interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson
Our man Brenner talks with the famed astrophysicist, because science.
"...gets published with that photo on the cover. The Environmental Protection Agency gets founded – signed into law by..."

Nov. 26, 2013 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Can the Earth Be Saved?
Walter Cronkite and the creation of Earth Day
"...were a World Series game, it's unclear whether the environmental movement would have taken such a hold in 1970,..."

April 20, 2012 News Feature by Douglas Brinkley

Jim Gaffigan
Pack up the kids: Comedian Jim Gaffigan is back, taping his Austin shows for cable
"...AC: It wasn't a boarding school environment, correct? You went home at the end of the..."

Dec. 5, 2008 Arts Feature by Steve Birmingham

More Q&A with Marc Ott
The new city manager on council initiatives, city planning priorities, and the change in the weather at City Hall
"...that. [Long pause] I've found it challenging in this environment, just because of the way the organization has apparently..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Mentality of Politics as War
Scott McClellan on his time in the Bush Administration
"...change going on earlier. You get into the Washington environment, particularly in the White House, and in this day..."

June 20, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Toxic Sweatshops Exposed by Whistle-Blower
Report released recently by coalition of public interest and environmental groups delivers incisive look at how Federal Prison Industries profits from electronic recycling and puts employees and prisoners at risk
"...Pakistan, and Nigeria, among others) with lax or absent environmental laws, rather than responsibly handling it here. But would..."

Nov. 10, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Temple-Inland Reads the Writing on the Wall
The Fortune 500 firm abandons its SOS-busting, job-boosting plans
"...era, with Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce leaders blaming environmentalists for wiping out the prospect of hundreds of new..."

Jan. 30, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Our readers talk back.
"...most of all is that it talked about the environment. I think you should talk more about the environment...."

Oct. 4, 2002 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...the City Council under Mayor Frank Cooksey deserved its pro-environment reputation." This snide, damning-with-faint-praise comment was either due to..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...where pivotal decisions are made with regard to Austin's environmental future. There is a defining moment on Thursday, June..."

June 28, 2002 Column

"...with Gov. George W. Bush's dreadful record on the environment, abortion rights, children's health insurance, patients' rights (he failed..."

Oct. 20, 2000 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...organizations ["Off the Desk," Feb. 25]. Austin's neighborhood and environmental groups have been deeply allied for more than a..."

March 3, 2000 Column

Field of Dreamers
Two dems, five gop candidates vie for district 48 race, but the seat is expected to remain Democratic.
"...they want to preserve Austin's quality of life and environment, none came out with a full endorsement of the..."

Feb. 4, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

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